- ASIN : 9350330016
- Publisher : Maple Press; 1st edition (1 September 2012)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 256 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9789350330012
- ISBN-13 : 978-9350330012
- Reading age : 11 years and up
- Item Weight : 260 g
- Dimensions : 21.6 x 14 x 1.4 cm
Hailed as the 'King of Paradox', G.K. Chesterton was a prolific writer who made diverse contributions in different genres of literature. As for his fictions, they were all detective and fantastic stories, infused with funny and insightful comparisons and supernatural elements, which were entertaining and thought provoking.
This short story collection is the second in the Father Brown series. Father Brown is a priest turned detective, who solves crimes by reasoning them on the lines of philosophy, spiritualism and his own knowledge of science. A humble,quiet priest, Father Brown's clevernesss in understanding human nature is explicit in this way of solving the crimes. In a wider perspective, the view of Father Brown were of his own.