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Father Brown Mysteries : The First Dozen Cases
by G. K. Chesterton


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Mystery stories set in pre-WWI London, featuring Father Brown, a Roman Catholic priest with deep insight into criminals and crime -- the Lt. Columbo of his day.

" Father Brown] is one of the greatest of all great detective figures...His field of knowledge is human nature, and his skills are observation, reason, and common sense." KINGSLEY AMIS

"The Father Brown stories are brilliantly written in a style richly complex, imaginative, vigorous, poetic, and spiced with paradoxes...Chesterton was one of the first writers of detective fiction to realize that this popular genre could be a vehicle for exploring and exposing the condition of society and of saying something true about human nature." P.D.  Read more...


 
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Overview

Mystery stories set in pre-WWI London, featuring Father Brown, a Roman Catholic priest with deep insight into criminals and crime -- the Lt. Columbo of his day.

" Father Brown] is one of the greatest of all great detective figures...His field of knowledge is human nature, and his skills are observation, reason, and common sense." KINGSLEY AMIS

"The Father Brown stories are brilliantly written in a style richly complex, imaginative, vigorous, poetic, and spiced with paradoxes...Chesterton was one of the first writers of detective fiction to realize that this popular genre could be a vehicle for exploring and exposing the condition of society and of saying something true about human nature." P.D. JAMES


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  • ISBN-13: 9780692506318
  • ISBN-10: 0692506314
  • Publisher: Sugar Skull Press
  • Publish Date: August 2015
  • Page Count: 232


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