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Father Brown--a selection

by G. K. Chesterton

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Brown, Father (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Catholics -- Fiction,
    • Clergy -- Fiction,
    • Detective and mystery stories, English,
    • England -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited with an introduction by W.W. Robson.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesThe World"s classics
      ContributionsRobson, W. W. 1923-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4453.C4 A6 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1092692M
      ISBN 100192823094
      LC Control Number94017038

      I quite liked him, and looked forward to more interactions between him (an atheist) and Father Brown (a saintly priest). Unfortunately, Chesterton had no intention of writing a debate of any kind-in the very next story, Father Brown says,"Valentin is an honest man, if being mad for an arguable cause is honesty/5(13).   Book Summary: The title of this book is The Complete Father Brown Stories and it was written by G. K. Chesterton. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Wordsworth Editions Ltd and has a total of pages in the :

      The Most Stomach-Churning, Bizarre Details From Faye Resnick’s Book, forcing Judge Lance Ito to halt jury selection to read the book and weigh its possible impact.   Father Brown: Selected Stories by G.K. Chesterton. Publisher: Collector’s Library Pages: (Hardback) Form: Anthology of Short Stories Series: Father Brown (selected stories from all 5 volumes) Rating: Father Brown is a small, round Catholic priest with a highly developed understanding of the criminal mind, derived from the hours he has spent listening to the penitent confessing their sins.

      Liam Neeson was born on June 7, in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, to Katherine (Brown), a cook, and Bernard Neeson, a school caretaker. He was raised in a Catholic household. During his early years, Liam worked as a forklift operator for Guinness, a truck driver, an assistant architect and an. Get free and bargain bestsellers for Kindle, Nook, and more, as well as updates from your favorite authors. Sign up free today, and start reading instantly!


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