The Incence of Father Brown (1911) A tiny priest with a large umbrella, Father Brown is the star of Chesterton's detective stories. Father Brown is introduced in -The Blue Cross- and is often accompanied from then on by former criminal M. Hercule Flambeau. This is the first book in a series of five.
About the Author - British author Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, and biographer. Chesterton is well known for his priest-detective Father Brown. Time magazine had this to say about the British author: -Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories-first carefully turning them inside out.-