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The father of modern detectives
As punctilious as Poirot, as Miss Marple and as sharp as Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown ranks higher then all of them in the pantheon of literary sleuths. For the confessional this unassuming, innocent little priest has gained a deep intuitive knowledge of the paradoxes of human nature. So when murder, mayhem and mystery stalk smart society, only father Brown can be counted upon to discover the startling truth.
The most comprehensive paperback edition available, with introduction and chronology of Chesterton's life and times.
Part of the "Everyman" series which has been re-set with wide margins for notes and easy-to-read type. Each title includes a themed introduction by leading authorities on the subject, life-and-times chronology of the author, text summaries, annotated reading lists and selected criticism and notes.
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Table of Contents
The Secret of Father Brown; The Secret Garden; The Queer Feet; The Invisible Man; The Wrong Shape; The Hammer of God; The Absence of Mr. Glass; The Man in the Passage; The Mistake of the Machine; The Purple Wig; The Arrow of Heaven; The Oracle of the Dog; The Doom of the Darnaways; The Mirror of the Magistrate; The Song of the Flying Fish; The Vampire of the Village.