G. K. Chesterton

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Father Brown and the Church Rome

G. K. Chesterton

These are very good stories, excellent short detective yarns in the classic British tradition of Sherlock Holmes--puzzling concoctions of mysterious crimes, dubious suspects and ambiguous clues. They are among the best of the Father B...

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Published: Aug 2002

Flying Inn

G. K. Chesterton

Armed with a donkey cart filled with rum, cheese and a tavern signpost, pub owner Humphrey Hump and a companion take to the road in this rollicking, madcap adventure, extending good cheer to a cast of memorable characters. A hilarious...

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Published: Dec 2001

Father Brown: The Essential Tales

G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton’s Father Brown may seem a pleasantly doddering Roman Catholic priest, but appearances deceive. With keen observation and an unerring sense of man’s frailties–gained during his years listening to conf...

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Published: Apr 2005

The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond (Dover Book...

G. K. Chesterton

Eight suspenseful tales featuring Chesterton's delightful amateur sleuth, a deceptively 'mild little man' who knows thoroughly the ways of the world. 'A masterpiece. . .quintessential Chesterton, with sparkling surface masking frequen...

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Published: Jan 1990

Father Brown Mysteries: The First Doz...

G. K. Chesterton

Mystery stories set in pre-WWI London, featuring Father Brown, a Roman Catholic priest with deep insight into criminals and crime -- the Lt. Columbo of his day."[Father Brown] is one of the greatest of all great detective figures...

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Published: Aug 2015

The Annotated Innocence of Father Bro...

G. K. Chesterton

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" "Th...

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Published: Apr 1998

The Best of Father Brown (Everyman's ...

G. K. Chesterton

'As punctilious as Poirot, as shrewd as Miss Marple and as sharp as Sherlock Holmes, Father Brown ranks higher than all of them in the pantheon of literary sleuths. For in the confessional this unassuming, innocent little priest has g...

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Published: Dec 1993

The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes: A Coll...

G. K. Chesterton

Enthralled by the adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Victorian readers around the world developed a fascination with eccentric detectives and bizarre crimes. Featuring an international array of authors and characters, this compilation of ...

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Published: Dec 2019

The Complete Father Brown Stories

G. K. Chesterton

Shabby and lumbering, with a face like a Norfolk dumpling, Father Brown makes for an improbable super-sleuth. But his innocence is the secret of his success: refusing the scientific method of detection, he adopts instead an approach o...

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Published: Jul 2012

Heretics (Dover Books on Western Phil...

G. K. Chesterton

The 'Prince of Paradox' is at his witty best in this collection of 20 essays and articles. Focusing on 'heretics' — those who pride themselves in their superiority to conservative views — Chesterton appraises prominent fig...

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Published: Jun 2006

A Miscellany of Men

G. K. Chesterton

A Miscellany of Men is a classic text from G.K. Chesterton is a collection of humorous short stories and English essays which includes: The suffragist -- The poet and the cheese -- The thing -- The man who thinks backwards -- The name...

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Published: Jan 2019

A Short History of England: From the ...

G. K. Chesterton

A Short History of England is a history book written by G. K. Chesterton in which he summarizes British history from the time of Roman provinces on the British Island to the great wars in 20th century. Chesterton takes a rather romant...

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Published: Oct 2018

Aesop's Fables

G. K. Chesterton

First published in 1912, this new translation of Aesop\'s Fables has an introduction by G K Chesterton and is illustrated throughout by Arthur Rackham.

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Published: Oct 2018

Alarms And Discursions

G. K. Chesterton

This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature. In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate the original content, we have worked towards: 1...

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Published: May 2019

All Things Considered

G. K. Chesterton

I cannot understand the people who take literature seriously; but I can love them, and I do. Out of my love I warn them to keep clear of this book. It is a collection of crude and shapeless papers upon current or rather flying subject...

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Published: Mar 2016

Appreciations and Criticisms of the W...

G. K. Chesterton

These papers were originally published as prefaces to the separate books of Dickens in one of the most extensive of those cheap libraries of the classics which are one of the real improvements of recent times. Thus they were harmless,...

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Published: Feb 2020

Chesterton Apologetics Set - Heretics...

G. K. Chesterton

Completeset of threeChesterton Apologeticsby G. K. Chesterton in one volume, including Heretics, Orthodoxy, and The Everlasting Man. Heretics- Chesterton discusses ideas by H. G. Wells, George Bernard Shaw, Kipling and others of his ...

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Published: Aug 2020

Chesterton Day by Day: The Wit and Wi...

G. K. Chesterton

Here's a delightful collection of G. K. Chesterton quotes from 1900 to 1911, one for each day of the year--all selected by Chesterton himself. Every word of his 1912 classic is in this newly typeset edition. There are also newly creat...

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Published: Jul 2002

Chesterton Times Two: The Napoleon of...

G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton is already a staple in the Hendrickson list with Orthodoxy and Heretics in the Hendrickson Christian Classics series. Known primarily for his non-fiction, he also wrote fiction, and The Napoleon of Notting Hill and Th...

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Published: Jun 2011

Father Brown and the Ten Commandments...

G. K. Chesterton

This unique collection of Father Brown mysteries links tales by G.K. Chesterton with the Ten Commandments. The connection is often surprising, however, for the criminal is not necessarily the worst sinner in the story, nor is his crim...

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Published: Mar 2017

G.K. Chesterton - Four Faultless Felo...

G. K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in Campden Hill, Kensington on May 29th 1874. Originally after attending St Pauls School he went to Slade to learn the art of illustration. In 1896 he joined a small London publisher and began his j...

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Published: Jan 2016

G.K. Chesterton - The Man Who Was Thu...

G. K. Chesterton

"It is always the humble man who talks too much; the proud man watches himself too closely." The Man Who Was Thursday (1908) is G.K. Chesterton's attack on anarchist philosophies and defense of law, righteousness and order. ...

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Published: Oct 2018

Heretics

G. K. Chesterton

Completeeditionof Hereticsby G. K. Chesterton. Chesterton discusses ideas by H. G. Wells, George Bernard Shaw, Kipling and others of his day in his argument for God. Still thought provoking after 100 years, find out why in this comple...

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Published: May 2019

Manalive: Mystery Novel

G. K. Chesterton

Manalive concerns Innocent Smith, a mysterious man who arrives as the new tenant at Beacon House, a London boarding establishment. This man is accompanied by a great wind and he breathes new life into the household with his games and ...

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Published: Nov 2000

Orthodoxy

G. K. Chesterton

G. K. CHESTERTON (1874-1936) is considered one of the most important writers in Christian apologetics, mainly because of this volume. Described as an autobiography of Chesterton's own spiritual journey, Orthodoxy challenges the intell...

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Published: Jan 2015

Robert Browning

G. K. Chesterton

A biography of the British writer and poet Robert Browning

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Published: Aug 2006

Saint Francis of Assisi

G. K. Chesterton

Francis of Assisi is, after Mary of Nazareth, the greatest saint in the Christian calendar, and one of the most influential men in the whole of human history. By universal acclaim, this biography by G. K. Chesterton is considered the ...

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Published: Nov 1987

Saint Francis of Assisi: The Life and...

G. K. Chesterton

Saint Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) was an Italian Catholic friar, deacon and preacher. He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women's Order of Saint Clare, the Third Order of Saint Francis and the Custody of the Holy Land. F...

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Published: Jan 2019

St. Francis of Assisi

G. K. Chesterton

St. Francis of Assisi\r\nBy Gilbert Keith Chesterton

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Published: Nov 2008

St. Thomas Aquinas

G. K. Chesterton

This classic book contains the biography of Sir Thomas Aquinas, who was an Italian Dominican Priest of the Roman Catholic Church, influential philosopher and theologian of scolasticism. Many of the earliest books, particularly those d...

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Published: Aug 2009
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