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Author: G K Chesterton
Publisher: [Auckland, New Zealand] : The Floating Press, 1912. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Some critics and fans regard this short comic novel as one of the most accomplished -- and underrated -- of G.K. Chesterton's works. A windy storm hits London and blows in ""holy fool"" Innocent Brown, one of the most interesting and memorable literary characters of the twentieth century. On the first day of his arrival, he creates happiness and fortuitous outcomes for all of those around him. But soon afterwards,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chesterton, G.K.
Manalive.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G K Chesterton
ISBN: 9781776588060 1776588061
OCLC Number: 912322217
Description: 1 online resource (205 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; PART I --
THE ENIGMAS OF INNOCENT SMITH; Chapter I --
How the Great Wind Came to Beacon House; Chapter II --
The Luggage of an Optimist; Chapter III --
The Banner of Beacon; Chapter IV --
The Garden of the God; Chapter V --
The Allegorical Practical Joker; PART II --
THE EXPLANATIONS OF INNOCENT SMITH; Chapter I --
The Eye of Death; or, the Murder Charge; Chapter II --
The Two Curates; or, the Burglary Charge; Chapter III --
The Round Road; or, the Desertion Charge; Chapter IV --
The Wild Weddings; or, the Polygamy Charge; Chapter V --
How the Great Wind Went from Beacon House.
Responsibility: G.K. Chesterton.

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Some critics and fans regard this short comic novel as one of the most accomplished -- and underrated -- of G.K. Chesterton's works. A windy storm hits London and blows in ""holy fool"" Innocent Brown, one of the most interesting and memorable literary characters of the twentieth century. On the first day of his arrival, he creates happiness and fortuitous outcomes for all of those around him. But soon afterwards, it's revealed that he's a scoundrel and a crook.

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