The complete Father Brown stories

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All the Father Brown stories from five classic volumes—in one definitive editionWith his cherubic face and unworldly simplicity, his glasses and huge umbrella, Father Brown is one of the most unforgettable characters in literature.The Complete Father Brown Stories brings together all the stories featuring G. K. 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.For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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table_of_contents The Donnington affair, The God of the Gongs ;, The absence of Mr Glass ;, The actor and the alibi ;, The arrow of heaven ;, The blast of the book ;, The blue cross ;, The chief mourner of Marne ;, The crime of the communist ;, The curse of the golden cross ;, The dagger with wings ;, The doom of the Darnaways ;, The duel of Dr Hirsch ;, The eye of Apollo ;, The fairy tale of Father Brown --, The flying stars ;, The ghost of Gideon Wise --, The green man ;, The hammer of God ;, The head of the Caesar ;, The honour of Israel Gow ;, The incredulity of Father Brown, The innocence of Father Brown, The insoluble problem --, The invisible man ;, The man in the passage ;, The man with two beards ;, The mask of Midas, The miracle of Moon Crescent., The mirror of the Magistrate ;, The mistake of the machine ;, The oracle of the dog ;, The paradise of thieves ;, The perishing of the Pendragons ;, The point of a pin ;, The purple wig ;, The pursuit of Mr Blue ;, The queer feet ;, The quick one ;, The red moon of Meru ;, The resurrection of Father Brown ;, The salad of Colonel Cray ;, The scandal of Father Brown, The scandal of Father Brown ;, The secret garden ;, The secret of Father Brown, The secret of Flambeau --, The sign of the broken sword ;, The sins of Prince Saradine ;, The song of the flying fish ;, The strange crime of John Boulnois ;, The three tools of death --, The vampire of the village, The vanishing of Vaudrey ;, The wisdom of Father Brown, The worst crime in the world ;, The wrong shape ;, v.1. The innocence of Father Brown -- The wisdom of Father Brown -- v.2. The incredulity of Father Brown -- The secret of Father Brown -- The scandal of Father Brown.
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title The complete Father Brown stories
title_display The complete Father Brown stories
title_full The complete Father Brown / G. K. Chesterton, The complete Father Brown stories / G.K. Chesterton ; edited and with an introduction by Michael D. Hurley
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