This collection of short detective stories is the final instalment in G. K. Chesterton’s The Father Brown Series, featuring humour, social commentary, and spiritual insight.
The Scandal of Father Brown is the fifth and last collection of short stories in The Father Brown Series. G. K. Chesterton’s intricate writing carries the mysteries as the unassuming priest returns once more to demonstrate his remarkable detective skills. Interested more in the act of sin than in capturing the criminal themself, Father Brown has an incredible talent for solving crime. Chesterton buries many insightful thoughts within his writing and brings the series to a close with nine stories of mystery and intrigue.
Featured in this collection are the following stories:
- – ‘The Scandal of Father Brown’
- – ‘The Quick One’
- – ‘The Blast of the Book’
- – ‘The Green Man’
- – ‘The Pursuit of Mr. Blue’
- – ‘The Crime of the Communist’
- – ‘The Point of a Pin’
- – ‘The Insoluble Problem’
- – ‘The Vampire of the Village’
First published in 1935, The Scandal of Father Brown is not to be missed by collectors of G. K. Chesterton’s The Father Brown Series, and would make an ideal gift for detective fiction fans.