G. K. Chesterton’s Father Brown may seem a pleasantly doddering Roman Catholic priest, but appearances deceive. With keen observation and an unerring sense of man’s frailties–gained during his years listening to confessions–Father Brown succeeds in bringing even the most elusive criminals to justice.This definitive collection of fifteen stories, selected by the American Chesterton Society, include...
Series: Modern Library Classics
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Modern Library; Modern Library Pbk. Ed edition (April 26, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.6 x 8 inches
Amazon Rank: 79001
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Great mystery stories and I understand they are much easier to read than some of GK Chesterton other deeper books. The book arrived quickly and in excellent condition. It was well packaged and I am enjoying reading the tales. I am happy with the s...
sics as “The Blue Cross,” “The Secret Garden,” and “The Paradise of Thieves.” As P. D. James writes in her Introduction, “We read the Father Brown stories for a variety pleasures, including their ingenuity, their wit and intelligence, and for the brilliance of the writing. But they provide more. Chesterton was concerned with the greatest of all problems, the vagaries of the human heart.”