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Book Information: Wisdom of Father Brown, the

Wisdom of Father Brown, the (1914) [Collection]
by G. K. Chesterton Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Father Brown

Summary (From the publisher):

From London to Cornwall, then to Italy and France, a short, shabby priest runs to earth bandits, traitors, killers. Why is he so successful?

The reason is that after years spent in the priesthood, Father Brown knows human nature and is not afraid of its dark side. Thus he understands criminal motivation and how to deal with it.

The stories included are:

  • The Absence of Mr. Glass
  • The Paradise of Thieves
  • The Duel of Dr. Hirsch
  • The Man in the Passage
  • The Mistakes of the Machine
  • The Head of the Caesar
  • The Purple Wig
  • The Perishing of the Pendragons
  • The God of the Gongs
  • The Salad of the Colonel Cray
  • The Strange Crime of John Boulnois
  • The Fairy Tale of Father Brown.

Original title: The Wisdom of Father Brown
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and Detectives


The following works are contained within this one:
     Absence of Mr. Glass, the (1912) [Short Story]
      Author: G. K. Chesterton
     Purple Wig, the (1913) [Short Story]
      Author: G. K. Chesterton
     Head of the Caesar, the (1913) [Short Story]
      Author: G. K. Chesterton
     Man in the Passage, the (1913) [Short Story]
      Author: G. K. Chesterton
     Mistake of the Machine, the (1913) [Short Story]
      Author: G. K. Chesterton
     Paradise of Thieves, the (1913) [Short Story]
      Author: G. K. Chesterton
     Duel of Dr. Hirsch, the (1914) [Short Story]
      Author: G. K. Chesterton
     God of the Gongs, the (1914) [Short Story]
      Author: G. K. Chesterton
     Perishing of the Pendragons, the (1914) [Short Story]
      Author: G. K. Chesterton
This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Father Brown Crime Stories (1990) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: G. K. Chesterton

Edition #1: Wisdom of Father Brown, the

Wisdom of Father Brown, the (1914)
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Language: English

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Wisdom of Father Brown, the (1914)


ISBN: 1576465454

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