Item description for The Innocence of Father Brown: A Dramatic Reading by Kevin O'brien by G. K. Chesterton & Kevin O'Brien...
Overview One of the most memorable sleuths in the canon of detective fiction has to be Father Brown, the small priest with "a face as round and dull as a Norfolk dumpling", but who nevertheless outwits the greatest criminal minds with his wisdom regarding human nature. Brought to life here by actor Kevin O'Brien in a series of dramatic readings, this unabridged audio book of The Innocence of Father Brown also features an introduction and conclusion to each chapter by Dale Ahlquist, president of the American Chesterton Society and host of EWTN's immensely popular television series, G.K. Chesterton: The Apostle of Common Sense. First published in 1910, The Innocence of Father Brown includes many of the greatest Father Brown stories, including The Blue Cross, The Flying Stars, and The Hammer of God. So, sit back and enjoy the brilliance and wit of G.K. Chesterton's inimitable Father Brown.
Awards and Recognitions The Innocence of Father Brown: A Dramatic Reading by Kevin O'brien by G. K. Chesterton & Kevin O'Brien has received the following awards and recognitions -
ForeWord Book of the Year Award - 2009 Bronze Medal Winner - Audiobook category
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Studio: Ignatius Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.5" Width: 5.4" Height: 1.1" Weight: 0.65 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 2008
Publisher Ignatius Press
ISBN 1586172921 ISBN13 9781586172923
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More About G. K. Chesterton & Kevin O'Brien
G.K. Chesteron was born in 1874. He attended the Slade School of Art, where he appears to have suffered a nervous breakdown, before turning his hand to journalism. A prolific writer throughout his life, his best-known books include The Napoleon of Notting Hill (1904), The Man Who Knew Too Much(1922), The Man Who Was Thursday (1908) and the Father Brown stories. Chesterton converted to Roman Catholicism in 1922 and died in 1938. Michael D. Hurley is a Lecturer in English at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of St Catharine's College. He has written widely on English literature from the nineteenth century to the present day, with an emphasis on poetry and poetics. His book on G. K. Chesterton was published in 2011.
G. K. Chesterton lived in London. G. K. Chesterton was born in 1874 and died in 1936.
G. K. Chesterton has published or released items in the following series...
Classic Wisdom Collection
Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton
Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton
Doubleday Image Book
Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science
Reviews - What do customers think about The Innocence of Father Brown: A Dramatic Reading by Kevin O'brien?
Excellent production BUT . . . Jun 23, 2009
I ordered this as a birthday present for my daughter and she loves it, but in listening to the cd's, she noticed that the 8th cd contains the same story as the 10th cd even though it has a different title. Of course, by the time she discovered this, the window of opportunity for returning the set for a replacement had passed. this site's customer service says to contact the manufacturer for defective items, but the manufacturer says to get your replacement from this site since that was where the item was purchased initially. So, buy the set, just make sure you listen to it in good time to get a replacement in case it's faulty!!!!!