The Annotated Innocence of Father Brown

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Courier Corporation, 1. 1. 1998 - Počet stran: 306
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.
 

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INTRODUCTION
1
The Blue Cross
15
The Secret Garden
41
The Queer Feet
64
The Flying Stars
84
The Invisible Man
102
The Honour of Israel Gow
121
The Wrong Shape
138
The Sins of Prince Saradine
160
The Hammer of God
179
The Eye of Apollo
197
The Sign of the Broken Sword
217
The Three Tools of Death
238
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Widely known as the "Prince of Paradox," G. K. Chesterton was one of the most influential English writers and thinkers of the 20th century. Chesterton's prodigious talents embraced a wide range of subjects, from philosophy and religion to detective fiction and fantasy. And while his writings are light and whimsical, they are filled with direct and honest truths.

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