The observant will have noticed that there has been a gap in my blog entries for a few weeks. This has been due to travelling the other side of the world and the related problems of getting a reliable internet connection that would work with weebly allowing me to update my blog. Then have got back to the uk there is of course the mountain of tasks that need to be done and writing blog articles I am afraid drops down the list but I will try to catch up with my book reviews before writing about other things,
This is my brief review of the book The Innocence of Father Brown by G K Chesterton. The book is really just a collection of short stories, that were published in various magazines, each one is a story unto themselves. The hero of the stories is the “little” priest Father Brown, and how he solves or prevents crimes. In most cases it is the small things that he notices or does that traps the criminal. For example puts salt in the sugar bowl and if there is not a complaint then the person who has just taken the salt thinking it was sugar is up to no good.
The stories also contain several famous quotes within them – one that appealed to me was -
“Humility is the mother of giants. One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.” ―G.K. Chesterton, he Innocence of Father Brown
The book contains the following short stories:-
I will record this as book 18 week 21 fiction 16 (audio books 3) non fiction 2
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