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Download Stories from 'The Innocence of Father Brown' Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample Stories from The Innocence of Father Brown (Unabridged) Audiobook, by G. K. Chesterton
3.8 out of 53.8 out of 53.8 out of 53.8 out of 53.8 out of 5 3.80 (10 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: G. K. Chesterton Narrator: James Arthur Publisher: Audio Holdings, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2009 ISBN:
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Listeners will delight in these masterful chronicles of the adventures and mishaps of Father Brown. Small, round-faced and engagingly innocent, Brown is a Roman Catholic priest from East Anglia. He also happens to be a top-notch detective, possessing that rarest of all gifts - an intuition that never fails. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Hank | 1/25/2011

    " I read about 10 of the 49 stories and found them entertaining with rich vocabulary and expression. I did tire of the formula and decided I was not missing too much by not finishing them all. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Savannah | 12/10/2010

    " What precious stories! I love the wide variety of Mr. Chesterton. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Teric | 9/25/2010

    " Very cool collection of old-school detective stories from master-author G.K. Chesterton. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shannon | 9/17/2010

    " Surely Father Brown must be the most endearing character in detective fiction! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Delia | 6/10/2010

    " I'm unsure if to rate this as a three or four.
    I'm finding the reading tedious but I clearly remember when I read this in Spanish it was truly really enjoyable. Not sure if it's the dense old English or what.
    I know I like the stories, that much I'm sure about.
    "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Pam | 5/4/2010

    " There were too many stories to count in this. I did get a bit tired of the mental gymnastics of trying to solve mystery after mystery. On the other hand, I love the anti-here, dumpy umbrellas toting Roman Catholic priest based in England. Some of the stories are surprisingly bloodthirsty, too. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Navid | 4/30/2010

    " A very Strange and smart kind of detective stories "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 E.J. | 3/14/2010

    " G.K. Chesterton author profile

    bornMay 29, 1874
    diedJune 14, 1936

    Father Brown was also made into a tv-series, the author I imagine being extremely fat Dickens-stuntman. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Judith | 2/28/2010

    " Short stories on Father Brown - plain, short, black hat and brown umbrella. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Diane | 2/25/2010

    " Just good fun! No one weaves a mystery like Chesterton. "

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About the Author

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936) published numerous works which include compilations of his voluminous journalism, novels, biographies, histories, criticism, Christian apologetics, poetry, and plays. Many of his novels have the genuine marks of genius. His books on Dickens (for whom he had a considerable affinity) and Saint Thomas Aquinas are considered classics in their fields.