The Man Who Knew Too Much

The Man Who Knew Too Much
Author: G.K. Chesterton
Language English
Pages: 156
ISBN10: 0486431789
Genre: Fiction
Goodreads Rating: 3.59
ISBN13: 9780486431789
Published: February 19th 2009 by Dover Publications

A prolific and popular writer, G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936) is best known as the creator of detective-priest Father Brown (even though Chesterton's mystery stories constitute only a small fraction of his writings). The eight adventures in this classic British mystery trace the activities of Horne Fisher, the man who knew too much, and his trusted friend Harold March. Although Horne's keen mind and powerful deductive gifts make him a natural sleuth, his inquiries have a way of developing moral complications. Notable for their wit and sense of wonder, these tales offer an evocative portrait of upper-crust society in pre–World War I England.