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6 edition of The Complete Father Brown Stories (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth Collection) found in the catalog.

The Complete Father Brown Stories (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth Collection)

by G. K. Chesterton

  • 307 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Wordsworth Editions Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery & Detective - Traditional British,
  • Literature & Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages800
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8978384M
    ISBN 101853260037
    ISBN 109781853260032

    BBC Books will be publishing a new edition of the original and complete short stories to tie-in to transmission. Set in the early-twentieth century, Father Brown's world is quintessentially English; crime scenes await in country houses, rural parish churches and quaint gardens as well as foggy London streets and shadowy railway stations. The complete Father Brown stories. [G K Chesterton; Michael D Hurley] -- Father Brown is an eccentric priest with his own particular way of dealing with crime. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

      The Complete Father Brown Stories (Book): Chesterton, G. K. The complete adventures of the well-loved clerical sleuth, collected in one brilliant volume. 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 . BBC Books will be publishing a new edition of the original and complete short stories to tie-in to transmission. Set in the early-twentieth century, Father Brown's world is quintessentially English; crime scenes await in country houses, rural parish churches and quaint gardens as well as foggy London streets and shadowy railway stations/5(6).

    The Complete Father Brown Stories - Ebook written by G K Chesterton. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Complete Father Brown Stories/5(6). Complete Father Brown Stories, Paperback by Chesterton, G. K.; Hurley, Michael D. (INT), ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US Presents a collection of all stories featuring amateur sleuth Father Brown, along with an analysis of the stories 5/5(5).


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The Complete Father Brown Stories (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth Collection) by G. K. Chesterton Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Wordsworth Classics edition of "The Complete Father Brown Stories" (ISBN ) has pages (not as Amazon reports) and contains 53 Father Brown stories, including all five published collections complete, and also "The Vampire of the Village," "The Donnington Affair," and "Father Brown solves the Donnington Affair."Cited by: 5.

'The Complete Father Brown' is a volume packed with so much top-notch quality material that one read really only captures the The strength of Chesterton's Father Brown stories lie in their diversity (brilliant, contemplative and bizarre - sometimes all at once) consistent cleverness and wide range of themes (far more depth then I usually expect from mysteries)/5.

The stories are short, the character of Father Brown is different from the TV version and each story is a perfect gem. Brown in the stories is an almost supernatural thinker, solving the crimes quickly after everybody else has given up.4/4().

Chesterton was a contemporary of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; and though he created his principal fictional sleuth, Father Brown, after Doyle had written the bulk of the Holmes canon, he can also claim a formative role (though not nearly so important as Doyle's) in the shaping of the genre.

The Complete Father Brown Stories brings together all the stories featuring G. Chesterton's amateur sleuth—plus two additional cases, "The Donnington Affair" and "The Mask of Midas," that were discovered in Chesterton's papers after his death.

An introduction by Chesterton scholar Michael D. Hurley sheds new light on the beloved detective : Pandora's Box. The Complete Father Brown Stories brings together all the stories featuring G.

Chesterton’s amateur sleuth—plus two additional cases, “The Donnington Affair” and “The Mask of Midas,” that were discovered in Chesterton’s papers after his death. An introduction by Chesterton scholar Michael D. Hurley sheds new light on the beloved detective series.

- The Innocence of Father Brown - The Wisdom of Father Brown - The Donnington Aff Father Brown: The Complete Collection - Read book online Read online: Here you will find the complete Father Brown stories in the chronological order of their original publication.

The Complete Father Brown Stories brings together all the stories featuring G. Chesterton's amateur sleuth--plus two additional cases, "The Donnington Affair" and "The Mask of Midas," that were discovered in Chesterton's Read Full OverviewCited by: 5.

Father Brown is the lead character in the series of books written by G.K. Chesterton titled Father Brown. He makes his initial appearance in the story, “The Blue Cross” and goes on to be the focus of a series of short stories that were later compiled into five books.

Buy The Complete Father Brown Stories Revised & enlarged by G.K. Chesterton, David Stuart Davies (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(K). Father Brown is featured in a series of short stories where he solves mysteries and crimes using his intuition and keen understanding of human nature.

The character was loosely based by Chesterton. The Complete Father Brown Stories brings together all the stories featuring G. Chesterton's amateur sleuth—plus two additional cases, "The Donnington Affair" and "The Mask of Midas," that were discovered in Chesterton's papers after his death.

An introduction by Chesterton scholar Michael D. Hurley sheds new light on the beloved detective : Penguin Classics. Chesterton based the character on Father John O'Connor (–), a parish priest in Bradford who was involved in Chesterton's conversion to Catholicism in The relationship was recorded by O'Connor in his book Father Brown on Chesterton.

[The Complete Father Brown Stories] 1. The Innocence of Father Brown 2. The Wisdom of Father. - Buy The Complete Father Brown Stories (Wordsworth Classics) book online at best prices in India on Read The Complete Father Brown Stories (Wordsworth Classics) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(K).

BBC Books will be publishing a new edition of the original and complete short stories to tie-in to transmission.

Set in the early-twentieth century, Father Brown's world is quintessentially 3/5(1). Aberaeron Book Festival; The Complete Father Brown Stories quantity. Add to basket. SKU: Category: Classics.

Description Reviews (0) Description. by Chesterton, G. K., Davies, David Stuart, Carabine, Dr. Keith | Fiction & related items Published 05/05/ by. The Scandal of Father Brown 1. The Scandal of Father Brown 2. The Quick One 3.

The Blast of the Book 4. The Green Man 5. The Pursuit of Mr Blue 6. The Crime of the Communist 7. The Point of a Pin 8. The Insoluble Problem 9. The Vampire of the Village The Innocence of Father Brown The Blue Cross.

The Complete Father Brown Stories brings together all the stories featuring G. Chesterton's amateur sleuth—plus two additional cases, "The Donnington Affair" and "The Mask of Midas," that were discovered in Chesterton's papers after his death. An introduction by Chesterton scholar Michael D. Hurley sheds new light on the beloved detective series/5(K).

BBC Books will be publishing a new edition of the original and complete short stories to tie-in to transmission. Set in the early-twentieth century, Father Brown's world is quintessentially English; crime scenes await in country houses, rural parish churches and quaint gardens as well as foggy London streets and shadowy railway stations/5(K).

These short stories by G K Chesterton feature a Catholic priest, Father Brown, as their lead character. In a similar tradition to Sherlock Holmes or Lord Peter Wimsey, Father Brown brings observation, a focus on detail and an understanding of human motives and relationships to unsolved crimes and, without fail, provides a solution/5(K).

The complete Father Brown stories. [G K Chesterton; David Stuart Davies] -- "Father Brown, one of the most quirkily genial and lovable characters to emerge from English detective fiction, first made his appearance in The Innocence of Father Brown in BBC Books published a new edition of the original and complete short stories to tie-in to transmission.

Set in the early-twentieth century, Father Brown's world is quintessentially English; crime scenes await in country houses, rural parish churches and quaint gardens as /5(K).Father Brown appears in 51 short stories including the eight included in The Secret of Father Brown.

These eight stories each illustrate a philosophical point or insight about human nature and are framed by two chapters, beginning with “The Secret of Father Brown” and ending with “The Secret of Flambeau.”Reviews: