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The Man Who Knew Too Much by G.K. Chesterton – Free Audiobook

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) was an influential and prolific English writer of the early 20th century. He was a journalist, a poet and a novelist. He wrote 80 books and 200 short stories in addition to his other work. He … Continue reading

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The Club of Queer Trades by G.K. Chesterton – Free Audiobook

A collection of six wonderfully quirky detective stories, featuring the ‘mystic’ former judge Basil Grant. Each story reveals a practitioner of an entirely new profession, and member of the Club of Queer Trades. (Summary by David Barnes)   To download … Continue reading

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The Flying Inn by G.K. Chesterton – Free Audiobook

The Flying Inn is a novel first published in 1914 by G.K. Chesterton. It is set in a future England where a bizarre form of “Progressive” Islam has triumphed and largely dominates the political and social life of the country. … Continue reading

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The Man Who Was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton – Free Audiobook

In a surreal turn-of-the-century London, Gabriel Syme, a poet, is recruited to a secret anti-anarchist taskforce at Scotland Yard. Lucian Gregory, an anarchist poet, is the only poet in Saffron Park, until he loses his temper in an argument over … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Father Brown by G.K. Chesterton – Free Audiobook

This is the second of five books of short stories about G. K. Chesterton’s fictional detective, first published in 1914. Father Brown is a short, nondescript Catholic Priest with shapeless clothes and a large umbrella who has an uncanny insight … Continue reading

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Eugenics and Other Evils by G.K. Chesterton – Free Audiobook

Most Eugenists are Euphemists. I mean merely that short words startle them, while long words soothe them. And they are utterly incapable of translating the one into the other, however obviously they mean the same thing. Say to them “The … Continue reading

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The Ballad of the White Horse by G.K. Chesterton – Free Audiobook

An English epic poem that follows the exploits of Alfred the Great in his defense of Christian civilization in England from the heathen nihilism of the North. Following a string of defeats at the hands of the invading Danes, a … Continue reading

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The Innocence of Father Brown by G.K. Chesterton – Free Audiobook

The Innocence of Father Brown (1911) is the first of five collections of mystery stories by G. K. Chesterton starring an unimposing but surprisingly capable Roman Catholic priest. Father Brown’s ability to uncover the truth behind the mystery continually surpasses … Continue reading

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