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G.K. Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton [1874-1936]


author Gilbert Keith 'G.K.' Chesterton [1874-1936] at his writing desk           short profile

Father Brown mysteries

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"It is the chief value of legend to mix up the centuries while preserving the sentiment.”

"If someone thinks that he does not live by a philosophy, then what he really lives by
are the scraps and tail-ends of other people's broken and discarded philosophies.”

"We must learn to love life without ever trusting it.”

— G.K. Chesterton

"When men stop believing in God they don't believe in nothing: they believe in anything."
— often attributed to G.K. Chesterton {true source not certain}

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The American Chesterton Society [est. 1996]
G.K. Chesterton entry at Wikipedia
browse books & audio at Amazon's G.K. Chesterton Store
browse all books & audio by G.K. Chesterton at Amazon
G.K. Chesterton credits [since 1915] at Internet Movie Database
G.K. Chesterton Bibliography at Wikipedia



Chesterton's  Father Brown  Mysteries
The Father Brown 'canon' stands at 53 short stories; older 'complete' collections often include only
49 or 51 stories; story number 52 is "The Mask of Midas" (1936), often added to the "Scandal" collection;
story number 53 is late discovery "The Donnington Affair" (1914)
'Father Brown' entry at Wikipedia
credits list for character 'Father Brown' at Internet Movie Database

"The Innocence of Father Brown" [12 stories 1911]
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/204

"The Wisdom of Father Brown" [12 stories 1914]
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/223

"The Incredulity of Father Brown" [8 stories 1926]

"The Secret of Father Brown" [10 stories 1927]

"The Scandal of Father Brown" [9 stories 1935]

The Father Brown Stories collection  
"The Father Brown Stories" [49 stories 1929]
Cassell & Co. hardcover [1929] out of print/used
Folio Society Limited Edition hardcover [1996] out of print/used
1935 cover for Father Brown Omnibus collection  "The Father Brown Omnibus: Collected Stories" [1929 & 1935]
The 1929 edition includes first four collections; the 1935 edition includes all 5 collections
Dodd, Mead & Co. 9x6 hardcover [1935] out of print/used
Dodd, Mead Book Club hardcover [1951] out of print/used
Pocket Book of Father Brown collection  "The Pocket Book of Father Brown" [1943]
Pocket Books #236 mass pb [1943] out of print/used
Pocket Books mass pb [1946] out of print/used
Pocket Books mass pb [1946] out of print/used
Amazing Adventures of Father Brown collection  "The Amazing Adventures of Father Brown" [10 stories 1955]
"Ten brilliant stories of crime"
Dell mass pb [1965] out of print/used
Dell mass pb [1961] out of print/used
Dell mass pb [1961] out of print/used
Dell #819 mass pb [1955] out of print/used
The Complete Father Brown story collection  "The Complete Father Brown: The Enthralling Adventures of Fiction's Best-Loved Amateur Sleuth" [1987]
includes only the 51 public-domain stories of Father Brown
Kindle Edition from Old LandMark Publng [10/2008] for $3.99 {sic}
Penguin Books 8¼x5¾ pb [1/87] out of print/many, many used
German-language Die Besten Pater Brown Geschichten  "Die Besten Pater Brown: Geschichten" [1993]
Translation by Stefanie Kuhn-Werner

German-language Reclam Verlag 7½x4¾ pb [10/93] out of print/used
German-language Reclam Verlag mass pb [10/93] out of print/used
German-language Reclam Verlag 7½x4¾ [2/2009] for €8,90 via Amazon.DE
Best of Father Brown collection by G.K. Chesterton, edited by H.R.F. Keating  "The Best of Father Brown" [16 stories 1991] by G.K. Chesterton
Selected & introduced by H.R.F. Keating

16 short stories, 1911 to 1935: "The Absence of Mr. Glass"; "The Arrow of Heaven"; "The Doom of The Darnaways"; "The Hammer of God"; "The Invisible Man"; "The Man In The Passage"; "The Mirror of The Magistrate"; "The Mistake of The Machine"; "The Oracle of The Dog"; "The Purple Wig"; "The Queer Feet"; "The Secret Garden"; "The Secret of Father Brown"; "The Song of The Flying Fish"; "The Vampire of The Village"; and "The Wrong Shape"
Everyman Library mass pb [12/93] for $9.95
Everyman Library 7¾x5 pb [7/91] out of print/used
Orion 7¾x5 pb [8/2002] out of print/used
Complete Father Brown Stories collection  
"The Complete Father Brown Stories" [1992] by G.K. Chesterton
contains the five original books (for 51 stories) plus late discoveries
"The Donnington Affair" (1914) and "The Mask of Midas" (1936)
Wordsworth Classic Editions 7¾x5 pb [1/92] for $7.99
Favorite Father Brown Stories collection  "Favorite Father Brown Stories" [6 stories 1993]
Six short stories geared toward ages 11 & up: "The Blue Cross", "The Man in the Passage", "The Perishing of The Pendragons", "The Salad of Colonel Cray", "The Sign of The Broken Sword", and "The Sins of Prince Saradine"
Dover Thrift Editions 8¼x5¼ pb [3/93] for $3.50 {sic}
Father Brown Selected Stories collection  "Father Brown: Selected Stories" [18 stories 2003] by G.K. Chesterton
C.R.W. Publng 5¾x4 hardcover [9/2003] out of print/used
Father Brown Essential Tales by G.K. Chesterton collection  "Father Brown: The Essential Tales by G.K. Chesterton" [15 stories 2005]
Edited & Introduction by P.D. James

fifteen stories selected by the American Chesterton Society
Modern Library 8x5 pb [4/2005] for $10.38
Complete Father Brown Stories by G.K. Chesterton in two volumes  "The Complete Father Brown Stories" [51 stories] by G.K. Chesterton
Volume 1 contains the original collections "The Innocence of Father Brown" [12 stories 1911] and "The Wisdom of Father Brown" [12 stories 1914]
Waking Lion Press Boomer Books 8¾x5¾ pb [2/2007] for $18.86
Waking Lion Press 9x6 pb [8/2006] for $20.95
Volume 2 contains the original collections "The Incredulity of Father Brown" [8 stories 1926], "The Secret of Father Brown" [10 stories 1927], and "The Scandal of Father Brown" [9 stories 1935]
Waking Lion Press Boomer Books 8¾x6 pb [7/2008] for $22.45

The Complete Father Brown Stories collection edited by Michael D. Hurley  "The Complete Father Brown Stories" [2012]
Edited & Introduction by Michael D. Hurley

includes all 53 stories of the Father Brown canon; number 52 is "The Mask of Midas" (1936), and story number 53 is late discovery "The Donnington Affair" (1914)
Kindle Edition from Penguin [7/2012] for $15.39
Penguin Classics 7¾x5 pb [7/2012] for $9.40

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Complete Father Brown Mysteries (Annotated) in Kindle format from Gary A. Fisher  "The Complete Father Brown Mysteries: Annotated, With Introduction & Rare
Additional Material" for Kindle [2009] Edited by Gary A. Fisher

includes all 53 stories of the Father Brown canon, with an Introduction and annotations by the editor
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [6/2009] for 99¢ {sic}
Best of Father Brown Mysteries in Kindle format from Halcyon Classics  "The Best of Father Brown: 24 Father Brown Mysteries" for Kindle [2010]
Kindle Edition from Halcyon Classics [8/2010] for $1.99 {sic}
stories include: "The Absence of Mr. Glass"; "The Blue Cross"; "The Duel of Dr. Hirsch"; "The Eye of Apollo"; "The Fairy Tale of Father Brown"; "The Flying Stars"; "The God of The Gongs"; "The Hammer of God"; "The Head of Caesar"; "The Honour of Israel Gow"; "The Invisible Man"; "The Man In The Passage"; "The Mistake of The Machine"; "The Paradise of Thieves"; "The Perishing of The Pendragons"; "The Purple Wig"; "The Queer Feet"; "The Salad of Colonel Cray"; "The Secret Garden"; "The Sign of The Broken Sword"; "The Sins of Prince Saradine"; "The Strange Crime of John Boulnois"; "The Three Tools of Death"; and "The Wrong Shape"
Complete Father Brown Mysteries Collection in Kindle format from Complete Works Collection  
"The Complete Father Brown Mysteries Collection (Annotated)" for Kindle [2011]
Kindle Edition from Complete Works Collection [1/2011] for 99¢ {sic}
contains the 51 stories of the base Father Brown canon
Complete Father Brown Stories in Kindle format from BBC Digital  "The Complete Father Brown Stories" TV series tie-in collection for Kindle [2013]
includes 52 stories: the usual 51 of the base canon plus late discovery "The Donnington Affair" (1914)
Kindle Edition from BBC Digital [2/2013] for $4.70
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

half-hour radio series
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Adventures_of_Father_Brown

"Father Brown Mysteries" radio dramatizations [2011-2013]
Produced & performed by Colonial Radio Theater, starring J.T. Turner
Father Brown Mysteries radio dramatizations from Colonial Radio Theater  
Father Brown Mysteries radio dramatizations from Colonial Radio Theater  
Volume 1: "The Blue Cross", "The Secret Garden", "The Queer Feet", and "The Arrow of Heaven"
Brilliance audio CD [1/2011] for $8.52
Volume 2: "The Flying Stars", "The Point of A Pin", "The Three Tools of Death", and "The Invisible Man"
Brilliance audio CD [8/2011] for $8.99
Volume 3: "The Oracle of The Dog", "The Miracle of Moon Crescent", "The Green Man", and "The Quick One"
Brilliance audio CD [12/2011] for $8.99
Volume 4: "The Actor and The Alibi", "The Worst Crime In The World", "The Insoluble Problem", and "The Eye of Apollo"
Brilliance audio CD [4/2012] for $8.52
Volume 5: "The Hammer of God", "The Curse of The Golden Cross", "The Mirror of The Magistrate", and "The Wrong Shape"
Brilliance Audio audio CD [4/2013] for $8.52
Volume 6: not available on audio CD • Volume 6 Kindle Edition contains four radio scripts illustrated by Jeff Hayes: "The Vampire of The Village", "The Blast of The Book", "The Man With Two Beards", and "The Sins of Prince Saradine"
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [4/2013] for $5.99

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"Father Brown" television series [BBC-TV Sept 1974, USA Nov 1982]
Father Brown BBC/PBS 1974 TV series on DVD  13 episodes starring Kenneth More & Dennis Burgess • series credits at IMDb
Volume 1: Acorn Media color DVD [1/2007] 2 disks for $23.21
contains seven 1-hour episodes: "The Hammer of God", "The Oracle of The Dog", "The Curse of The Golden Cross", "The Eye of Apollo", "The Three Tools of Death", "The Mirror of The Magistrate", and "The Dagger With Wings"
Volume 2: Acorn Media color DVD [8/2007] 2 disks for $26.36
contains six 1-hour episodes: "The Actor and The Alibi", "The Quick One", "The Man With Two Beards", "The Head of Caesar", "The Arrow of Heaven", and "The Secret Garden""

"Father Brown" [BBC-TV U.K. Jan 2013 & Jan 2014]
Father Brown BBC-1 TV series starring   Ten-episode first season broadcast in January 2013; ten-episode second season broadcast in January 2014; multiple writers & directors; starring Mark Williams & Sorcha Cusack
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available • full credits at IMDbB.B.C. 1 official series site



Other Fiction by G.K. Chesterton

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"The Napoleon of Notting Hill" [1904 novel]
http://archive.org/details/thenapoleonofnot20058gut

"The Club of Queer Trades" [6 stories 1905]
http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1696/1696-h/1696-h.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Club_of_Queer_Trades
http://archive.org/details/theclubofqueertr01696gut

"The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare" [1908 novel]

"The Ball and The Cross" [John Lane 1910 novel]
http://www.amazon.com/The-Ball-Cross-Centennial-Edition/dp/1453744592/
http://archive.org/details/theballandthecro05265gut

"Manalive" [1912 novel]

"The Flying Inn" [John Lane 1914 novel & stageplay]
http://www.amazon.com/Flying-Inn-G-K-Chesterton/dp/1938277058/
http://archive.org/details/cu31924013462613
http://archive.org/details/flyinginn00chesuoft

"The Man Who Knew Too Much" [stories 1922]
http://archive.org/details/manwhoknewtoomu00chesgoog

"Tales of The Long Bow" [stories 1925]

"The Return of Don Quixote" [1927 novel]

"The Sword of Wood" [stories 1928]

"The Poet and The Lunatics: Episodes In The Life of Gabriel Gale" [stories 1929]
I The Fantastic Friends; II The Yellow Bird; III The Shadow of The Shark; IV The Crime of Gabriel Gale;
V The Finger of Stone; VI The House of The Peacock; VII The Purple Jewel; and VIII The Asylum of Adventure

"Four Faultless Felons" [novellas 1930]
publd separately in USA: "The Ecstatic Thief", "The Honest Quack", "The Loyal Traitor", and "The Moderate Murderer"

"The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond" [stories 1936]
Eight short stories: "The Crime of Captain Gahagan"; "Pond The Pantaloon"; "Ring of Lovers"; "A Tall Story"; "The Terrible
Troubadour"; "The Three Horsemen of Apocalypse"; "The Unmentionable Man"; and "When Doctors Agree"

Daylight & Nightmare Uncollected Short Fiction by G.K. Chesterton  "Daylight and Nightmare: Uncollected Short Fiction" [1986]
Edited by Marie Smith

31 (or 35?) previously-uncollected short stories of G.K. Chesterton; ranging from school-days works to short pieces written near the end of his life; not all are crime tales
Dodd, Mead & Co. 8½x5 hardcover [11/86] out of print/used
Thirteen Detectives collection edited by Marie Smith  "Thirteen Detectives by G.K. Chesterton: Classic Murder Stories By The Creator of Father Brown" [1987] Edited by Marie Smith
Thirteen detectives in twelve short stories, including a newly-discovered Father Brown tale; other detectives include Dr. Hadrian Hyde, assisted by John Brandon & Walter Weir; old Mr. Pond; poet Gabriel Gale; Horne Fisher, Mr. Bain & Cuthbert Grayne; Mr. Traill, and brothers Rupert & Basil Grant – and one more
Penguin Books 7½x5 pb [3/89] out of print/used
Dodd, Mead 8½c5½ hardcover [10/97] out of print/many used
Seven Suspects stries collection by G.K. Chesterton  "The Seven Suspects" [7 stories 1988]
Edited by Marie Smith, Foreword by H.R.F. Keating

one short story each from "The Club of Queer Trades" (the silly-but-interesting "The Noticable Conduct of Professor Chadd"); "Four Faultless Felons" ("The Moderate Murderer"); and "The Poet and the Lunatics" ("The Purple Jewel") collections; the other four stories first appeared in magazines and never before appeared in book form in the U.S.A.: three British-edition-only stories from "The Man Who Knew Too Much" ("The Five of Swords", "The Vanishing Prince", "The Tower of Treason"), and "The Man Who Shot The Fox" (1921)
Carroll & Graf Publrs 8½x5½ pb [7/90] out of print/used
Carroll & Graf Publrs hardcover [7/90] out of print/used



Movies  &  Television
G.K. Chesterton credits [since 1915] at Internet Movie Database
credits list for character 'Father Brown' at Internet Movie Database

Chesterton acted in the silent short film "Rosy Rapture" [1915] /tt0183721/

"Father Brown, Detective" [Paramount Pictures Dec 1934] /tt0026341/
Directed by Edward Sedgwick; starring Walter Connolly

"Magic" [BBC-TV June 1939] /tt0422692/
90-minute adaptation by G.K. Chesterton of his 1913 stageplay; no film or kinescope exists

"The Detective" [Columbia Pictures June 1954] /tt0046970/
Starring Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Peter Finch & Cecil Parker
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gqwXeHI85A

"Pater Brown Findet Daniel Boom" episode of "Die Galerie der Großen Detektive" TV series
[West Germany Feb 1955] /tt0300322/

"Der Mann, der Donnerstag War" TV movie [Germany 1960] /tt1538474/

"Das Schwarze Schaf {The Black Sheep)" [Bavaria Dec 1960] /tt0054281/
Episodic film based on several Father Brown short stories; starring Heinz Rühmann, Karl Schönböck, Maria Sebaldt
available on Region 2 DVD only

"Er Kann's Nicht Lassen (He Can Not Leave)" [Bavaria Oct 1962]
Based on two Father Brown short stories; starring Heinz Rühmann, Rudolf Forster, Grit Boettcher
available on Region 2 DVD only

"Pater Brown" 39-episode TV series [Germany 1966-1972] /tt0433505/

"Une Soirée au Bungalow" TV movie [France April 1969] /tt0953636/
Adapted & directed by Lazare Iglesis; based on a story in "The Club of Queer Trades"

"I Racconti di Padre Brown" hour-long TV series [Italy 1970-71] /tt0363345/

"G.K. Chesterton: The Apostle of Common Sense"
TV series [2009 & 2011] /tt1328189/
24? half-hour episodes featuring Dale Ahlquist, president of the American Chesterton
Society {as host}, Chuck Chalberg {as Chesterton, in 10 episodes of 2011}
2009 #2: "Language" [Sep. 19, 2009]
2009 #3: "The Problem of Evil" [Sep. 26, 2009]
2009 #8: "Parenthood" [Oct. 25, 2009]
2009 #10: "Modernism" [Nov. 8, 2009]
2009 #12: "Ask Mr. Chesterton II" [Nov. 20, 2009]
2009 #13: "The Exception Proves the Rule" [Nov. 29, 2009]
2011 #1: "Life and Death" [11 September 2011]
2011 #2: "Faith and Doubt" [18 September 2011]
2011 #3: "The Universe and Other Little Things" [25 September 2011]
2011 #4: "The Bible" [2 October 2011]
2011 #5: unknown title
2011 #6: "The Return of the King" [16 October 2011]
2011 #7: "God Is Dead: Chesterton vs. Nietzsche" [23 October 2011]
2011 #8: "The Divine Detective" [30 October 2011]
2011 #9: "Comedy and Tragedy" [6 November 2011]
2011 #10: "Ask Mr. Chesterton III" [13 November 2011]
2011 #11: "Saint G.K.C?" [20 November 2011]
http://www.amazon.com/G-K-Chesterton-Apostle-Common-Sense/dp/B000PD3LXU/
http://www.amazon.com/G-K-Chesterton-Apostle-Common-Sense/dp/B000BRT05S/
companion book "G. K. Chesterton: Apostle of Common Sense" [] by Dale Ahlquist
http://www.amazon.com/G-K-Chesterton-Apostle-Common/dp/0898708575/

"Manalive" [indep Aug 2012]
Manalive 2012 feature film  Based on Chesterton's 1912 novel; a 300-pound stranger moves in at a boarding house and enrolls the inhabitants in seceding from England and forming their own country; when a Scotland Yard detective arrives to arrest the man, the roomers refuse to release him and proceed with an extradition hearing in the parlor. Exec-produced by Dale Ahlquist {president of the American Chesterton Society}; co-produced, adapted & directed by Joey Odendahl; starring Kaiser Johnson & Mark P. Shea
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available • full credits at IMDbofficial movie site


Other Books, Other Media

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http://www.ibdb.com/person.php?id=5726
"Time's Abstract and Brief Chrionicle" [stageplay 1904-1905]
"Magic" [stageplay 1913 & BBC-TV 1939]
http://www.archive.org/details/magic00chesuoft
"The Flying Inn" [stageplay & novel 1914]
"The Temptation of St. Anthony" [stageplay 1925]
"The Turkey and The Turk: The Mummer's Play" [stageplay 1925]
"What You Won't" [stageplay 1926]
"The Judgment of Dr. Johnson" [stageplay 1927]
"The Surprise" [stageplay 1932]

"The Man Who Was Thursday" stageplay based on Chesterton's novel [Chicago Oct 2009]
Adapted by Bilal Dardai, directed by Jessica Hutchinson • New Leaf Theatre page

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"The Wild Knight and Other Poems" [1900]
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/12037

"The Defendant" [essays 1901]

"Heretics" [1905] ISBN 978-0-7661-7476-4 (available from Project Gutenberg)

"Charles Dickens: A Critical Study" [1906]
http://www.amazon.com/Charles-Chesterton-Unexpurgated-Biography-ebook/dp/B004J1701S/
Charles Dickens [1812-70] Page at Spirit of America Bookstore

"Orthodoxy" [1908]

"George Bernard Shaw" [John Lane 1909]
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/19535

"What's Wrong With The World" [1910]
http://archive.org/details/whatswrongwithth01717gut

"The Ballad of The White Horse" [poem 1911]

"Wit and Wisdom of G.K. Chesterton" [1911]
http://www.archive.org/details/witwisdomofgkche00ches

"A Miscellany of Men" [1912]
http://www.archive.org/details/miscellany00chesuoft

"Æsop's Fables: A New Translation" [1916] by G.K. Chesterton
http://www.archive.org/details/aesopsfables00chesuoft

"A Short History of England" [1917]
http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924089973378

"A History of The United States" [1919]
http://www.archive.org/details/unitedstates00chesuoft

"Eugenics and Other Evils" [1922]

"Saint Francis of Asissi" [1923]

"The Everlasting Man" [1925]

"Collected Works of Gilbert Keith Chesterton" [1926] nine volumes

"Saint Thomas Aquinas, The Dumb Ox" [1933]

Autobiography of G.K. Chesterton book  "The Autobiography of G.K. Chesterton" [Sheed & Ward 1936]
Introduction by Randall Paine; with 40 rare photos

Ignatius Press 8x5¼ pb [4/2006] for $11.60
Burns, Oates & Washbourne Ltd. hardcover [1936] out of print/used
The Man Who Was Chesterton anthology edited by Raymond T. Bond  "The Man Who Was Chesterton: The Best Essays, Stories, Poems, and Other Writings" [1937 anthology]
Edited by Raymond T. Bond

Image Books mass pb [1960] out of print/used
Dodd, Mead 8½x5¾ hardcover [1937] out of print/used

"The Coloured Lands: Fairy Stories, Comic Verse, and Fantastic Pictures" [Ward 1938]
by G.K. Chesterton, with an Afterword by Martin Gardner
http://www.amazon.com/The-Coloured-Lands-Fantastic-Pictures/dp/0486471152/

"Basic Chesterton: Four of His fundamental Books, Complete & Unabridged - "Orthodoxy",
"The Everlasting Man", "St. Francis of Assisi", and "The Man Who Was Thursday" [1984]
http://www.amazon.com/Basic-Chesterton-G-K/dp/0872431304/

"Prophet of Orthodoxy: The Wisdom of G.K. Chesterton" [1997] Edited by Russel Sparkes

"The G.K. Chesterton Papers: Additional Manuscripts" [2001]

G.K. Chesterton's Sherlock Holmes book edited by Steven P. Doyle  "G.K. Chesterton's Sherlock Holmes" [2003]
Edited with Introduction by Steven P. Doyle

19 original illustrations by Chesterton for a never-published edition of
the Sherlock Holmes Canon, essays about Chesterton, and essays
about Holmes by Chesterton

Baker Street Irregulars 9x5¾ hardcover [2/2003] out of print/used

"G.K. Chesterton: Essential Writings" [10/2003]
http://www.amazon.com/Essential-Writings-Modern-Spiritual-Masters/dp/1570754950/

"Collected Works of Gilbert Keith Chesterton" [2007]
http://www.amazon.com/Collected-Works-Gilbert-Keith-Chesterton/dp/1434640302/
http://www.amazon.com/Collected-Works-Gilbert-Keith-Chesterton/dp/0554371073/

"Selected Works of G.K. Chesterton" [Wordsworth Editions 4/2008]
http://www.amazon.com/Selected-Works-Chesterton-Special-Editions/dp/1840220813/

"The Quotable Chesterton: The Wit and Wisdom of G.K. Chesterton" [1/2011] Edited by Kevin Belmonte
http://www.amazon.com/The-Quotable-Chesterton-Wisdom-ebook/dp/B004DL0OMG/
http://www.amazon.com/The-Quotable-Chesterton-Wisdom-G-K/dp/1595552057/

"The Everyman Chesterton" [4/2011]
http://www.amazon.com/Everyman-Chesterton-Everymans-Library-Cloth/dp/0307594971/

"The Universe According To G. K. Chesterton: A Dictionary of The Mad, Mundane, and Metaphysical"
[7/2011] Edited by Dale Ahlquist
http://www.amazon.com/The-Universe-According-Chesterton-Metaphysical/dp/0486481158/

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"The Complete Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton"
A project that was begun by Ignatius Press in 1986
'Books By Chesterton' Dept. at Ignatious Press

The Complete Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton from Ignatius Press - Volume 4 cover  Volume 1: "Heretics", "Orthodoxy", "Blatchford Controversies" [1986]
Ignatius Press 8x5¼ pb [2/87] for $16.36
Ignatius Press 8x5¼ hardcover [9/86] out of print/used
Volume 2: "St. Francis", "Everlasting Man", "St. Thomas" [1986]
Ignatius Press 8¾x5½ pb [8/87] for $18.55
Ignatius Press 8¼x5½ hardcover [9/86] out of print/used

Volume 3: "The Catholic Church and Conversion", "Where All Roads Lead", "The Well and
The Shallows", and others. (Softcover)

Volume 4: "What's Wrong With The World", "Superstition of Divorce", "Eugenics
and Other Evils" (Softcover)

Volume 5: "The Outline of Sanity", "The End of The Armistice", "The Appetite of Tyranny",
"Utopia of Usurers", and more (Softcover)

Volume 6: "The Club of Queer Trades", "The Man Who Was Thursday", "The Ball and
The Cross", "The Napoleon of Notting Hill" [1991]
http://www.amazon.com/Collected-Works-G-K-Chesterton/dp/0898703654/

Volume 7: "The Ball and the Cross", "Manalive", "The Flying Inn" (Softcover | Hardcover)

Volume 8: "The Man Who Knew Too Much", "Tales of The Long Bow", "The Return
of Don Quixote" (Softcover | Hardcover)

Volume 9: To be published

Volume 10: "Collected Poetry, Part 1" (1994)
Volume 10: "Collected Poetry, Part 2" (Softcover | Hardcover)
Volume 10: "Collected Poetry, Part 3" (Softcover | Hardcover)

Volume 11: "Collected Plays" and "Chesterton On Shaw" (1989)

Volume 12: "Father Brown Stories, Part 1" (Softcover | Hardcover)
Volume 13: "Father Brown Stories, Part 2" (Softcover | Hardcover)

Volume 14: "Short Stories, Fairy Tales, Mystery Stories" (Softcover)

Volume 15: "Chesterton On Dickens" (Softcover)

Volume 16: "The Autobiography" (orig 1936)

Volume 17: To be published

Volume 18: Robert Louis Stevenson, Chaucer, Leo Tolstoy, Thomas Carlyle

Volume 19: To be published

Volume 20: "Christendom In Dublin", "Irish Impressions", "The New Jerusalem", "A Short History
of England" (Softcover | Hardcover)

Volume 21: "What I Saw In America", "The Resurrection of Rome", "Sidelights" (Softcover)

Volumes 22-26: To be published

Volume 27: Articles from Illustrated London News, 1905-1907 [1986]
Volume 28: Articles from Illustrated London News, 1908-1910 (1987)
Volume 29: Articles from Illustrated London News, 1911-1913 (1988)
Volume 30: Articles from Illustrated London News, 1914-1916 (1988)
Volume 31: Articles from Illustrated London News, 1917-1919 (1989)
Volume 32: Articles from Illustrated London News, 1920-1922 (1989)
Volume 33: Articles from Illustrated London News, 1923-1925 (1990)
Volume 34: Articles from Illustrated London News, 1926-1928 (1991)
Volume 35: Articles from Illustrated London News, 1929-1931 (1991)
Volume 36: Articles from Illustrated London News, 1932-1934 (2011)



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Essential G.K. Chesterton Collection in Kindle format from Amazon Digital Services  "The Essential G.K. Chesterton Collection (400+ works)" for Kindle [2009]
Kindle Edition from Amazon Digital Services [7/2009] - status uncertain (2014)
the public domain works of Chesterton, including: "The Ball and The Cross" (novel); "Manalive" (novel); "The Man Who Was Thursday" (novel); "The Napoleon of Notting Hill" (novel); "The Club of Queer Trades" (stories); "The Innocence of Father Brown" (stories); "The Man Who Knew Too Much" (stories); "The Wisdom of Father Brown" (stories); "The Ballad of The White Horse" (poems); "The Wild Knight and Other Poems"; "Magic, A Fantastic Comedy" (stageplay); plus non-fiction books and hundreds of essays
The Chesterton Reader collection for Kindle  "The Chesterton Reader: 21 Works in One Volume" for Kindle [2009]
Kindle Edition from Halcyon Press [12/2009] for $1.99 {sic}
includes 21 'unexpurgated' texts – six fiction works: "The Ball and The Cross"; "The Club of Queer Trades"; "The Man Who Was Thursday"; "The Man Who Knew Too Much"; "Manalive"; and "The Napoleon of Notting Hill"; and fifteen non-fiction works: "A Miscellany of Men"; "All Things Considered"; "The Barbarism of Berlin"; "The Crimes of England"; "The Defendant"; "Eugenics and Other Evils"; "Heretics"; "The New Jerusalem"; "Orthodoxy"; "The Trees of Pride"; "Tremendous Trifles"; "Twelve Types"; "Utopia of Userers and Other Essays"; "What I Saw In America"; and "What’s Wrong With The World"
G.K. Chesterton Collection in Kindle format  "The Works of Gilbert Keith Chesterton" for Kindle [2012]
Kindle Edition from Delphi Classics [5/2012] for $1.99
All of Chesterton's public domain works, and more, including: "The Innocence of Father Brown" [stories 1911], "Wisdom of Father Brown" [stories 1914], and "Uncollected Stories of Father Brown" with index of all three and the original illustrations; five novels, with illustrations; three short story collections, with index; three poetry collec-tions, with index; stageplays "Magic' [1913] and "The Turkey and The Turk" [1925]; 25 non-fiction books, each with index; uncollected essays, with rare articles by Chesterton; four critical books and other essays; and an image gallery including stills from motion pictures



Works About G.K. Chesterton

"G.K. Chesterton: A Critical Study" [1915] by Julius West
http://www.amazon.com/G-Chesterton-Critical-Study-ebook/dp/B004TQMW3O/
http://www.amazon.com/G-K-Chesterton-Critical-Study-1915/dp/1112385932/

"Mr. G.K. Chesterton and Mr. Hilaire Belloc" [circa 1920?] by Robert Lynd
"Mr. G.K. Chesterton’s Point of View" [circa 1920?] by John Kelman

"Gilbert Keith Chesterton" biography [1922] 'seminal work' by Patrick Braybrooke
http://www.amazon.com/Gilbert-Keith-Chesterton-Braybrooke-Patrick/dp/1110730985/

"Gilbert Keith Chesterton (A Sheed & Ward Classic)" [biography 1942] by Maisie Ward
http://www.amazon.com/Gilbert-Keith-Chesterton-Sheed-Classic/dp/0742550443/

"The Novels of G.K. Chesterton: A Study In Art and Propaganda" []1975] classic study by Ian Boyd
http://www.amazon.com/novels-G-K-Chesterton-propaganda/dp/0064906140/

"G.K. Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc: The Battle Against Modernity" [December 1981] by Jay P. Corrin
http://www.amazon.com/G-K-Chesterton-Hilaire-Belloc-Modernity/dp/0821406043/

"Wisdom & Innocence: A Life of G.K. Chesterton" [2/1997] by Joseph Pearce
http://www.amazon.com/Wisdom-Innocence-Life-G-K-Chesterton/dp/0898707005/

"The Christian Imagination: G.K. Chesterton On The Arts" [Ignatius Press 3/2000]
by Thomas C. Peters 0898707579

"Schall On Chesterton: Timely Essays On Timeless Paradoxes" [6/2000] by James V. Schall
http://www.amazon.com/Schall-Chesterton-Timely-Timeless-Paradoxes/dp/0813209633/

"Chesterton" [9/2001] by Garry Wills
http://www.amazon.com/Chesterton-Garry-Wills/dp/0385502907/

"The Outline of Sanity: A Biography of G. K. Chesterton" [Jan 2005] by Alzina Stone Dale
http://www.amazon.com/Outline-Sanity-Biography-G-Chesterton/dp/0595340768/

"Chesterton and Tolkien As Theologians" [Dec 2007] by Alison Milbank
http://www.amazon.com/Chesterton-Tolkien-Theologians-Alison-Milbank/dp/0567040941/

"Chesterton and The Romance of Orthodoxy: The Making of G.K.C., 1874-1908" [1/2009] by William Oddie
http://www.amazon.com/Chesterton-Romance-Orthodoxy-Making-1874-1908/dp/0199582017/

"Christianity, Patriotism, and Nationhood: The England of G.K. Chesterton" [Jan 2009] by Julia Stapleton
http://www.amazon.com/Christianity-Patriotism-Nationhood-England-Chesterton/dp/073912613X/

"G.K. Chesterton, Theologian" [8/2009] by Aidan Nichols
http://www.amazon.com/G-K-Chesterton-Theologian-Aidan-Nichols/dp/1933184507/

"The Holiness of G. K. Chesterton" [10/2010] by William Oddie
http://www.amazon.com/The-Holiness-G-K-Chesterton/dp/0852447256/

"Defiant Joy: The Remarkable Life & Impact" [1/2011] by Kevin Belmonte
http://www.amazon.com/Defiant-Joy-Remarkable-Chesterton-ebook/dp/B004DL0OF8/
http://www.amazon.com/Defiant-Joy-Remarkable-Impact-Chesterton/dp/1595552014/

"G.K. Chesterton: A Biography" [5/2011] by Ian Ker /0199601283/

"Chesterton: The Nightmare Goodness of God" [9/2011] by Ralph C. Wood
http://www.amazon.com/Chesterton-Nightmare-Goodness-Christian-Imagination/dp/1602581614/

http://www.amazon.com/Chesterton-Nightmare-Goodness-Christian-Imagination/dp/1602581614/
http://www.amazon.com/Chesterton-Romance-Orthodoxy-Making-1874-1908/dp/0199582017/
http://www.amazon.com/Christian-Imagination-G-K-Chesterton-Arts/dp/0898707579/
http://www.amazon.com/Christianity-Patriotism-Nationhood-England-Chesterton/dp/073912613X/
http://www.amazon.com/G-K-Chesterton-Alzina-Stone-Dale/dp/082940516X/
http://www.amazon.com/G-K-Chesterton-Theologian-Aidan-Nichols/dp/1933184507/
http://www.amazon.com/G-K-Chesterton-Thinking-Backward/dp/1599471043/
http://www.amazon.com/Historical-Imagination-G-K-Chesterton-Nationalism/dp/0415991757/
http://www.amazon.com/Outline-Sanity-Biography-G-Chesterton/dp/0595340768/
http://www.amazon.com/Rhetoric-Redemption-Chesterton-Criticism-Literary/dp/1433119803/
http://www.amazon.com/Third-Spring-Chesterton-Graham-Christopher/dp/0813213878/
http://www.amazon.com/Wisdom-Innocence-Life-G-K-Chesterton/dp/0898707005/



Friends & Family

fellow London intellectual Hilaire Belloc [1870-1953]

fellow London intellectual George Bernard Shaw [1856-1950]



L i n k s
The American Chesterton Society [est. 1996]
American Chesterton Society's Gilbert Magazine [est. 9/1997]
Gilbert Magazine: subscribe at Amazon: 8 issues/year for $42.00

G.K. Chesterton entry at Wikipedia
G.K. Chesterton Bibliography at Wikipedia
'Father Brown' entry at Wikipedia
browse books & audio at Amazon's G.K. Chesterton Store
browse all books & audio by G.K. Chesterton at Amazon
G.K. Chesterton credits [since 1915] at Internet Movie Database
G.K. Chesterton photo posters at AllPosters.com

etexts of G.K. Chesterton works available at archive.org
etexts of G.K. Chesterton works available at Project Gutenberg
MW's Chesterton fansite at De Montfort University, Leicester, U.K.
RY's Chesterton fansite at U.C.L.A.
Chesterton archive at Marion E. Wade Center in Wheaton, Illinois



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