The Complete Father Brown Stories by G.K. Chesterton

The Complete Father Brown Stories

Father Brown #1-5

G.K. Chesterton

800 pages first pub 1929 (editions)

fiction mystery short stories adventurous mysterious medium-paced
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With an Introduction by David Stuart Davies.Father Brown, one of the most quirkily genial and lovable characters to emerge from English detective fiction, first made his appearance in The Innocence of Father Brown in 1911. That first collection of...

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Moods

mysterious 100%
lighthearted 62%
funny 37%
adventurous 25%
reflective 25%
relaxing 25%
dark 18%
emotional 18%
hopeful 18%
inspiring 18%
tense 18%
challenging 12%
sad 6%

Pace

medium 50%
fast 25%
slow 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 40% | Character: 30% | A mix: 30%

Strong character development?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 40%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 10%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 40% | Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 80% | It's complicated: 10% | Yes: 10%

Average rating

3.87

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