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The Annotated Innocence of Father Brown - G.K. Chesterton, Martin Gardner
The Annotated Innocence of Father Brown
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The beloved fictional detective Father Brown solves 12 of his most puzzling cases in this copiously annotated edition. This first collection of Father Brown mysteries, widely considered the author's best, includes "The Blue Cross" "The Hammer of God," "The Eye of Apollo" and more. show more
The beloved fictional detective Father Brown solves 12 of his most puzzling cases in this copiously annotated edition. This first collection of Father Brown mysteries, widely considered the author's best, includes "The Blue Cross" "The Hammer of God," "The Eye of Apollo" and more.
show less
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780486298597 (0486298590)
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Farnaz
Farnaz rated it
5.0 The Innocence of Father Brown
oh my, Father Brown is even better than Hercule Poirot! ha ha Really enjoyed it. He finds the truth in a crime with such brilliancy that you got fascinated from the first page. That’s why, I take it, it's listed at the top of whodunits.
lisacindrich
lisacindrich rated it
0.0 The Innocence of Father Brown
Okay, have actually (hate the phrase, but...) laughed out loud already and only a short way in. Marvelous way with a phrase, but then he's known for that in his theological writings so I guess it carries over nicely to his fiction.How can you not enjoy this sort of character description:"The little...
So Many Books, So Little Time...
So Many Books, So Little Time... rated it
4.0 An Innocence to which I Aspire
GK Chesterton is one of my favorite authors. He was possessed of a huge intellect, immense jollity, a flair for the fantastic, and a profoundly childlike sense of wonder, all combined with a genuine love of words. Words were his toys. Reading his books, it is easy to see how much he enjoyed playi...
Gene
Gene rated it
4.0 The Innocence of Father Brown
Father Brown, being a short Catholic priest is the second most harmless detective after Miss Marple by [a:Agatha Christie|123715|Agatha Christie|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1321738793p2/123715.jpg]. This is a collection of first short stories of his investigations. While some of the situations ar...
heidenkind
heidenkind rated it
"The Eye of Apollo" A weird mixture of the type of mystery you'd expect from Inspector Lewis and an Ayn Rand-type tone in the beginning.
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