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  • The Complete Father Brown Storiesby G. K. Chesterton; Michael Hurley

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    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 of simple sympathy, interpreting each crime as a work of art, and each criminal as a man no worse than himself. This... more...

  • Saint Francis of Assisiby G. K. Chesterton

    The Floating Press 1923; US$ 5.95

    G.K. Chesterton lends his witty, astute and sardonic prose to the much loved figure of Saint Francis of Assis. Grounding the man behind the myth he states "however wild and romantic his gyrations might appear to many, [Francis] always hung on to reason by one invisible and indestructible hair.... The great saint was sane.... He was not a mere... more...

  • The Innocence of Father Brownby G. K. Chesterton

    The Floating Press 1911; US$ 3.99

    The star of these stories is Father Brown, a character created by writer G. K. Chesterton. Based on a parish priest who was partially responsible for Chesterton's conversion to Catholicism in 1922, Brown is a stubby Catholic priest equipped with a large umbrella, a formless outfit and a sharp insight into the human nature. The stories included... more...

  • The Wisdom of Father Brownby G. K. Chesterton

    The Floating Press 1914; US$ 3.99

    The star of these stories is Father Brown, a character created by writer G. K. Chesterton. Based on a parish priest who was partially responsible for Chesterton's conversion to Catholicism in 1922, Brown is a stubby Catholic priest equipped with a large umbrella, a formless outfit and a sharp insight into the human nature. The stories included... more...

  • The Man Who Was Thursdayby G. K. Chesterton

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.99

    The metaphysical thriller The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare , written by G. K. Chesterton in 1908, deals with a philosophical or theological anarchism; more a rejection of God than a rejection of government. The novel was described by Adam Gopnik as "one of the hidden hinges of twentieth-century writing, the place where, before our eyes, the... more...

  • A Short History of Englandby G. K. Chesterton

    The Floating Press 1917; US$ 4.99

    England's rise to prominence on the world stage over the course of thousands of years is a tumultuous tale that includes equal parts triumph and tragedy. This volume grants readers a first-row seat as the drama unfolds, told with inimitable elegance, insight, and wit by world-renowned British thinker and writer G.K. Chesterton. more...

  • All Things Consideredby G. K. Chesterton

    The Floating Press 1908; US$ 3.99

    Whether you're a reader who is new to G.K Chesterton's work or a longtime fan searching out more of his material, this collection of short stories and essays is sure to fit the bill. The pieces brought together in this volume display the full range of Chesterton's wide-ranging intellect and the keen precision of his razor-sharp prose. more...

  • Hereticsby G. K. Chesterton

    The Floating Press 1919; US$ 3.99

    Renowned as a spiritual thinker and sometimes Christian apologist, intellectual G.K, Chesterton never backed away from difficult or controversial topics. This extended take on the topic of heresy will engage believers and non-believers alike. A rewarding read for those with an interest in religious philosophy. more...

  • The Ball and the Crossby G. K. Chesterton

    The Floating Press 1909; US$ 3.99

    Only G.K. Chesterton could tackle some of the most persistent and complex questions about the Christian faith in such an engaging format. The Ball and the Cross presents a surprisingly good-humored take on timeless debates about faith, pairing plenty of witty repartee with deep and penetrating philosophical insights. more...

  • The Club of Queer Tradesby G. K. Chesterton

    The Floating Press 1905; US$ 3.99

    Equally well-known for his sophisticated philosophy tracts and his top-notch detective fiction, G.K. Chesterton was himself something of a literary jack-of-all-trades. This beloved collection of detective stories and mysteries is based on a club that is only open to those who rely on unusual or extraordinary lines of work as their main source of income.... more...