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Father Brown: The Essential Tales

(1998)
(A book in the Father Brown series)
A collection of stories by

 
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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January 2013 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Father Brown: Essential Tales
Author(s): G K Chesterton
ISBN: 1-4209-4709-5 / 978-1-4209-4709-0 (USA edition)
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April 2005 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Father Brown: The Essential Tales (Modern Library Classics)
Author(s): G K Chesterton
ISBN: 0-8129-7222-8 / 978-0-8129-7222-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Modern Library
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