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Innocence Of Father Brown

by:G. K. Chesterton

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In 1911, G. K. Chesterton published this first collection of twelve short stories featuring Father Brown, a priest turned detective who combines philosophical and spiritual reasoning with scientific observation to solve crimes. In doing so, Chesterton laid the foundation for future detective figures in literature, such as Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, Ellery Queen, and Nero Wolfe. Unlike other writers of his time, who concocted outlandish crimes and intricate puzzles for the protagonist to solve,... Show More

Product Specifics

  • Item ID 479363
  • # of Pages 256
  • Format Trade Paper
  • Publish Date Nov. 25th, 2013
  • ISBN-10 1603749667
  • ISBN-13 9781603749664
  • Publisher Whitaker House
  • Language ENG

About G. K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936) was an English writer, philosopher, satirist, and social critic. During his lifetime, the prolific Chesterton wrote eighty books, several hundred poems, some two hundred short stories, four thousand essays, and several plays. He was also known as a strong debater and Christian apologist. He often took on what he considered to be the flawed philosophy of modernism found in the writings of his good friends Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw.... Show More

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