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autor: G.K. Chesterton

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2020-11-04
The Club of Queer Trades - ebook/epub
The Club of Queer Trades - ebook/epub
G.K. Chesterton
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Chesterton’s book is a series of mysterious stories with the participation of the narrator and his friend, an eccentric ex-judge Basil Grant. Each story is about someone who belongs to the Club of Strange Merchants – about who makes a living in a unique way. This is an exciting journey for every reader.

The Father Brown Stories - ebook/epub
The Father Brown Stories - ebook/epub
G.K. Chesterton
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Brown is a short, inconspicuous provincial priest in a ridiculous wide-brimmed hat and an old umbrella. It is amazing how the author twisted the plot in an incredible way, fitting such a complex structure consisting of small details and nuances into such a small amount of stories. At the same time, Father Brown finds himself in the crime scene quite by accident. Either this is a social reception...

2017-10-24
The Wisdom of Father Brown - ebook/epub
The Wisdom of Father Brown - ebook/epub
G.K. Chesterton
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In Chesterton’s second Father Brown book, „The Wisdom of Father Brown,” we get a series of bizarre, sometimes dangerous mysteries that Father Brown must puzzle out. Some of the crimes are simple once Brown explains them, but others are devious, chilling things that are wrapped in Chesterton’s poetic prose. In the stories that follow, the priest investigates many other mysteries: a sinister voodoo cult...

The Scandal of Father Brown - ebook/epub
The Scandal of Father Brown - ebook/epub
G.K. Chesterton
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Chesterton again allows us to accompany Father Brown, preternaturally-unbiased master of human nature, as he stumbles across another series of murders and mysteries. These stories in this series are not as compact as those in other books, notably „The Innocence of Father Brown,” but they have the same magnetic power to draw the reader in. As ever, Chesterton is interested not only in delivering first rate detective stories...

The Secret of Father Brown - ebook/epub
The Secret of Father Brown - ebook/epub
G.K. Chesterton
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Have you wondered how the great detectives solved their cases? In The Secret of Father Brown, while visiting Flambeau’s house Father Brown meets a curious American who has to know as some of his countrymen think Father Brown is using mystical powers. The fourth of the Father Brown detective story collections has something the first three did not: a framing sequence at the beginning and end, in which Father Brown explains to a curious person his...

The Man Who Was Thursday - ebook/epub
The Man Who Was Thursday - ebook/epub
G.K. Chesterton
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The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare was written by G.K. Chesterton and published in 1908. Ostensibly about a secret policeman investigating anarchists, it becomes a surreal and philosophical novel. It is a metaphysical thriller, and a detective story filled with poetry and politics. Gabriel Syme is a poet and a police detective. Lucian Gregory is a poet and a bomb-throwing anarchist. Syme infiltrates a secret meeting of anarchists and becomes...

The Innocence of Father Brown - ebook/epub
The Innocence of Father Brown - ebook/epub
G.K. Chesterton
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Father Brown is one of the Hound’s greatest crime fighters and his creator, Chesterton, one of the masters of the short crime story. Father Brown is the second among the Great literary detectives, right after Sherlock Holmes. In some ways, Father Brown was a continuation of what Chesterton wrote in his classic Orthodoxy.The Innocence of Father Brown (1911) is the first of five collections of mystery stories by G...

The Incredulity of Father Brown - ebook/epub
The Incredulity of Father Brown - ebook/epub
G.K. Chesterton
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The Incredulity of Father Brown is the third collection of short mysteries by G.K. Chesterton about that character. In The Incredulity of Father Brown, all the stories involve murders and conflicts between Catholicism and atheism and spiritualism. We find the usual Chesterton „moral landscape” -- in which the author paints a picture of nature somehow mirroring the fact that something is very wrong...

2017-04-11
The Napoleon of Notting Hill - ebook/epub
The Napoleon of Notting Hill - ebook/epub
G.K. Chesterton
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Meet Auberon Quin. He is a man to whom the world is a punchline; a dangerous man, for he cares for nothing but a joke. And meet Adam Wayne – to whom the joke is quite serious. When Quin is appointed King of England, he decides to turn London into a medieval carnival for his own amusement. When Adam Wayne is appointed Provost of Notting Hill, he proposes to be patriotic about it and takes the new order of things seriously...