By G. K. Chesterton,John Peterson
This detailed choice of Father Brown mysteries hyperlinks stories via G.K. Chesterton with the 10 Commandments. the relationship is usually unbelievable, even if, for the felony isn't really inevitably the worst sinner within the tale, neither is his crime unavoidably the worst offense.
When Chesterton created the nature of dad Brown, he introduced a brand new size to secret stories—the contrast among crime and sin. because the priest-detective applies his powers of statement to resolve a case, he selections up clues approximately different offenses, equivalent to these opposed to the Sabbath or one's mom and dad. Father Brown's major drawback isn't the legislation of the kingdom however the Commandments of God.
As Dorothy Sayers as soon as wrote, G.K. Chesterton used to be "the first guy of our time to introduce the good identify of God right into a detective tale . . . to magnify the limits of the detective tale through making it take care of loss of life and actual wickedness and actual, that's to claim, divine judgment."
This variation contains footnotes no longer on hand in different types, which aid to explain the literary and old allusions made by way of Father Brown. it truly is according to the texts of Chesterton's unique versions, for insurance of authenticity, and is determined in simply readable type.
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Father Brown and the Ten Commandments: Selected Mystery Stories by G. K. Chesterton,John Peterson