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The Man Who Knew Too Much (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) - G.K. Chesterton
The Man Who Knew Too Much (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781411435285 (1411435281)
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Pages no: 371
Edition language: English
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 The Man Who Knew Too Much
bookshelves: winter-20102011, mystery-thriller, published-1922 Read on December 10, 2010 No to self - is this the basis for the Hitchcock film?
Ironic Contradictions
Ironic Contradictions rated it
G.K. Chesterton is an author who simply must be read by anyone fascinated by quality detective literature. Or literature in general for that matter. His insights into human nature, particular regarding morality, psychology and the soul or heart are profound. At the same time the mixture of wit, sarc...
Books, You Guys!
Books, You Guys! rated it
4.0
This book was the best kind of surprise. I was expecting a much more straightforward detective novel, so I was initially thrown by the format and tone. But once I adjusted my expectations I had a great time!The stories themselves are uneven in quality and start to feel formulaic after you've been th...
Sesana
Sesana rated it
Mixed feelings. On one hand, Chesterton's prose is often lovely (this is the first I've read from him) and a few of the mysteries are quite engaging. On the other hand, his detective character, Fisher, wasn't engaging for me, and I got tired of the collection's gimmick quickly: murders are intention...
LeahSL
LeahSL rated it
4.0 The Man Who Knew Too Much
He knows what's going on. It's lighthearted and serious at the same time.
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