Between the silver ribbon of morning and the green glittering ribbon of sea, the boat touched Harwich and let loose a swarm of folk like flies, among whom the man we must follow was by no means conspicuous - nor wished to be. There was nothing notable about him, except a slight contrast between the holiday gaiety of his clothes and the official gravity of his face. His clothes included a slight, pale grey jacket, a white waistcoat, and a silver straw hat with a grey-blue ribbon.
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Sep 18, · The Innocence of Father Brown: Centennial Edition [G. K. Chesterton, Chesterton Books] on tonyasgaapartments.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Join us in celebrating the th birthday of the world's favorite amateur sleuth, Father Brown! This is a handsome new edition of the very first collection of G. K. Chesterton's masterful mysteries/5(12). Feb 09, · The Innocence of Father Brown (The Father Brown Stories Book 1) - Kindle edition by G. K. Chesterton, Otto Penzler. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Innocence of Father Brown (The Father Brown Stories Book 1)/5(). Aug 26, · Father Brown, one of the most quirkily genial and lovable characters to emerge from English detective fiction, first made his appearance in The Innocence of Father Brown in That first collection of stories established G.K. Chesterton's kindly cleric in /5. Nov 01, · "The Innocence of Father Brown" is the first book of G.K. Chesterton's ingenious, thoughtful and lyrically written mystery short stories featuring the unassuming little priest who solves crimes by imagining himself inside the mind and soul of the criminal and understanding his motives.5/5(5).
13 rows · The Innocence of Father Brown () is the first of five collections of mystery stories by G. . Dec 10, · The Innocence of Father Brown () is the first of five collections of mystery stories by G. K. Chesterton starring an unimposing but surprisingly capable Roman Catholic priest. Father Brown dropped his book and stood staring with a look of blank mental ruin. Very slowly a light began to creep in his grey eyes, and then he made the scarcely obvious answer. “Please forgive me, colonel, but when did your wife die?” “Wife!” replied the staring soldier, “she died this year two months. Jul 09, · The Innocence of Father Brown Contents The blue cross -- The secret garden -- The queer feet -- The flying stars -- The invisible man -- The honour of Israel Gow -- The wrong shape -- The sins of Prince Saradine -- The hammer of God -- The eye of Apollo -- The sign of the broken sword -- .
Taken on its own, Book 1, "The Innocence of Father Brown", would have easily earned an extra star or two from me. Book 2, "The Wisdom of Father Brown", was still fun to read, but I I feel kind of harsh giving this book 2 stars, since I really enjoyed the first five stories, which were the ones I /5. Jan 08, · The first compilation of Father Brown short stories, The Innocence of Father Brown, is the best place to start when diving into the world of G.K. Chesterson's classic detective stories. Father Brown is introduced in the famous story The Blue /5. By the highly influential English writer of the early 20th century. His best-known character is the priest-detective Father Brown, who first appeared in The Innocence of Father Brown ()/5(6). Jun 08, · The Innocence of Father Brown () is the first of five collections of mystery stories by G. K. Chesterton starring an unimposing but surprisingly capable Roman Catholic priest.