The Club of Queer Trades

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THE CLUB OF QUEER TRADES is G.K. Chesterton's first mystery. It is the story of a club with a membership requirement that is eccentric and typically English: no one can join unless he has created a brand-new profession.

So what are the new ways to earn a living? One man offers himself as a butt for repartee, another provides suitable romance for lonely souls.

Prolific author of essays, verse, literary and social criticism, novels ...

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Overview

THE CLUB OF QUEER TRADES is G.K. Chesterton's first mystery. It is the story of a club with a membership requirement that is eccentric and typically English: no one can join unless he has created a brand-new profession.

So what are the new ways to earn a living? One man offers himself as a butt for repartee, another provides suitable romance for lonely souls.

Prolific author of essays, verse, literary and social criticism, novels and short stories, Chesterton's exuberant personality shows through in this loosely knit collection of short stories written in 1905.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781484891261
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/4/2013
  • Pages: 148
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.32 (d)

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G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936) made his name in journalism, but his work also included literary criticism, essays, poetry, and detective fiction.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2013

    Time well spent!

    After a reference to Mr. Chesterton in Good Omens (Terry Pratchett-Neil Gaimen) I thought I'd give it a try. If you like mystery combined with a bit of humor, you'll like this one.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2013

    Couldn't Finish It

    I tried to work my way through this. I really wanted to. But like alot of "classic" literature, i couldn't understand it & couldn't get into it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 26, 2013

    Different & fun higly recommend

    This collection of short stories is so interesting & enjoyable

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