The Innocence Of Father Brown
As Ivan explained to the guests, their host had telephoned that he was detained for ten minutes. He was, in truth, making some last arrangements about executions and such ugly things; and though these duties were rootedly repulsive to him, he always performed them with precision. Ruthless in the pursuit of criminals, he was very mild about their punishment.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - justagirlwithabook - LibraryThing
It was really interesting to read a book published in 1911, when British Colonialism was still a thing and prejudiced thinking was much more rampant. I enjoyed the character of Father Brown. He is a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AJBraithwaite - LibraryThing
This book was a series of surprises for me, all stemming from my own ignorance. To begin with, I wasn't expecting it to be a series of short stories. I had also somehow assumed that G. K. Chesterton ... Read full review