Publisher : Penguin UK
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780141959931
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Shabby and lumbering, with a face like a Norfolk dumpling, Father Brown makes for an improbable super-sleuth. But his innocence is the secret of his success: refusing the scientific method of detection, he adopts instead an approach of simple sympathy, interpreting each crime as a work of art, and each criminal as a man no worse than himself. This complete edition brings together all of the Father Brown stories, including two not previously available in Penguin: 'The Donnington Affair', in which Chesterton rises to the challenge of solving a murder-mystery half written by someone else (Max Pemberton), and 'The Mask of Midas', which was found in Chesterton's papers after his death.

Publisher : Collector's Library
Category : Brown, Father (Fictitious character)
ISBN : 1904633056
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Shrewd and punctilious, with an intuitive awareness of the dark secrets of human nature gained in the confessional, Father Brown is well equipped to uncover the startling truth wherever murder, mayhem and mystery stalk society.

Publisher : Modern Library
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780812972221
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Views : 288

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, includes such classics 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.”

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Category : Fiction
ISBN : 1600964451
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Includes The Incredulity of Father Brown, The Secret of Father Brown, and The Scandal of Father Brown. Newly designed and typeset in a modern 6-by-9-inch format by Waking Lion Press.

Publisher : Lulu.com
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ISBN : 9781678140656
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Publisher : Courier Corporation
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780486115221
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Beloved clerical sleuth in roster of remarkable cases: "The Blue Cross," "The Sins of Prince Saradine," "The Sign of the Broken Sword," "The Man in the Passage," "The Perishing of the Pendragons," more.

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ISBN : 1544257783
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 464

This volume contains the 53 stories of Father Brown, the beloved character created by English novelist G. K. Chesterton, who stars in 51 detective short stories (and two framing vignettes). Chesterton based the character on Father John O'Connor (1870-1952), a parish priest in Bradford who was involved in Chesterton's conversion to Catholicism in 1922. Father Brown is a short, stumpy Roman Catholic Church priest, "formerly of Cobhole in Essex, and now working in London", with shapeless clothes and a large umbrella, and an uncanny insight into human evil. Unlike the more famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown's methods tend to be intuitive rather than deductive. This volume contains ALL OF FATHER BROWN STORIES, included the three stories left out of most collections: "The Donnington Affair" "The Vampire of the Village" "The Mask of Midas" . The following is the list of Father Brown stories included in this volume: 1. The Innocence of Father Brown, 1911 "The Blue Cross", The Story-Teller, September 1910; first published as "Valentin Follows a Curious Trail", The Saturday Evening Post, 23 July 1910 "The Secret Garden", The Story-Teller, October 1910. "The Queer Feet", The Story-Teller, November 1910. "The Flying Stars", The Saturday Evening Post, 20 May 1911. "The Invisible Man", The Saturday Evening Post, 28 January 1911. "The Honour of Israel Gow" (as "The Strange Justice", The Saturday Evening Post, 25 March 1911. "The Wrong Shape", The Saturday Evening Post, 10 December 1910. "The Sins of Prince Saradine", The Saturday Evening Post, 22 April 1911. "The Hammer of God" (as "The Bolt from the Blue", The Saturday Evening Post, 5 November 1910. "The Eye of Apollo", The Saturday Evening Post, 25 February 1911. "The Sign of the Broken Sword", The Saturday Evening Post, 7 January 1911. "The Three Tools of Death", The Saturday Evening Post, 24 June 1911. 2. The Wisdom of Father Brown (1914) "The Absence of Mr Glass" "The Paradise of Thieves" "The Duel of Dr Hirsch" "The Man in the Passage" "The Mistake of the Machine" "The Head of Caesar" "The Purple Wig" "The Perishing of the Pendragons" "The God of the Gongs" "The Salad of Colonel Cray" "The Strange Crime of John Boulnois" "The Fairy Tale of Father Brown" 3. The Incredulity of Father Brown (1926) "The Resurrection of Father Brown" "The Arrow of Heaven" "The Oracle of the Dog" "The Miracle of Moon Crescent" "The Curse of the Golden Cross" "The Dagger with Wings" "The Doom of the Darnaways" "The Ghost of Gideon Wise" 4.The Secret of Father Brown (1927) (framing story) "The Secret of Father Brown" "The Mirror of the Magistrate" "The Man with Two Beards" "The Song of the Flying Fish" "The Actor and the Alibi" "The Vanishing of Vaudrey" "The Worst Crime in the World" "The Red Moon of Meru" "The Chief Mourner of Marne" (framing story) "The Secret of Flambeau" 5. The Scandal of Father Brown (1935) "The Scandal of Father Brown" "The Quick One" "The Blast of the Book" "The Green Man" "The Pursuit of Mr Blue" "The Crime of the Communist" "The Point of a Pin" "The Insoluble Problem" "The Donnington Affair" (1914, outside of compilations) "The Vampire of the Village" (Strand Magazine, August 1936); included in later editions of The Scandal of Father Brown, we have included it in the same way in this volume) "The Mask of Midas" (1936)

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ISBN : 1788886593
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G. K. Chesterton's fictional amateur detective, the genial Father Brown, was greeted with huge enthusiasm when he first appeared in The Story-Teller magazine in 1910. Depicted with Chesterton's characteristic elegance and wit, this unworldly but perceptive priest-sleuth soon became a major figure in the world of whodunit fiction and continues to charm readers today. This anthology contains 24 Father Brown short stories, including "The Blue Cross," "The Secret Garden," "The Wrong Shape," and "The Three Tools of Death," in which the unassuming Father exercises his formidable powers of intuition and analysis to solve a range of crimes.

Publisher : BEYOND BOOKS HUB
Category : Fiction
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The Wisdom Of Father Brown is a collection of twelve stories starring the priest Father Brown, and his friend Inspector Flambeau. Stories include; The Absence Of Mr Glass; The Paradise Of Thieves; The Duel Of Dr Hirsch; The Man In The Passage; The Mistake Of The Machine; The Head Of Caesar; The Purple Wig; The Perishing Of The Pendragons; The God Of The Gongs; The Salad Of Colonel Cray; The Strange Crime Of John Boulnois; and, The Fairy Tale Of Father Brown. Unlike the more famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown's methods tend to be intuitive rather than deductive.

Publisher : BEYOND BOOKS HUB
Category : Fiction
ISBN :
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The Incredulity of Father Brown is the third book of the Father Brown series. Eight short stories including: The Resurrection of Father Brown; The Arrow of Heaven; The Oracle of the Dog; The Miracle of Moon Crescent; The Curse of the Golden Cross; The Dagger with Wings; The Doom of the Darnaways; and, The Ghost of Gideon Wise.