The Wisdom of Father Brown

The Wisdom of Father Brown

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by G. K. Chesterton
     
 

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Dr Hood paced the length of his string of apartments, bounded-- as the boys' geographies say--on the east by the North Sea and on the west by the serried ranks of his sociological and criminologist library. He was clad in an artist's velvet, but with none of an artist's negligence; his hair was heavily shot with grey, but growing thick and healthy; his face was lean,…  See more details below

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Dr Hood paced the length of his string of apartments, bounded-- as the boys' geographies say--on the east by the North Sea and on the west by the serried ranks of his sociological and criminologist library. He was clad in an artist's velvet, but with none of an artist's negligence; his hair was heavily shot with grey, but growing thick and healthy; his face was lean, but sanguine and expectant. Everything about him and his room indicated something at once rigid and restless, like that great northern sea by which (on pure principles of hygiene) he had built his home.

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ISBN-13:
2940012695369
Publisher:
New Century Books
Publication date:
11/13/2010
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Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
736,687
File size:
167 KB

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The Wisdom of Father Brown 2.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 18 reviews.
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Poor scan.
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Vickie-in-Kentucky More than 1 year ago
How are we supppst to know if we want to pay money for this book without an overview?