The Man Who Knew Too Much

Version: Unabridged
Author: G.K. Chesterton
Narrator: Derek Perkins
Genres: Detective Stories
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: December 2017
# of Units: 5 CDs
Length: 5 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

First published in 1922 and filled with evocative portraits of pre-World War I society, these eight stories from the creator of the Father Brown mysteries recount the adventures of Horne Fisher, a socialite who uses his immense knowledge and powerful deductive gifts to investigate crimes committed on the sprawling country estates of the aristocracy-crimes that must, alas, go largely unpunished due to the greater harm that justice would unleash.As with the original US edition, included too is the unconnected but thematically similar mystery "The Trees of Pride."

Author Details

Author Details

Chesterton, G.K.

G. K. Chesterton's writing career spanned 35 years and included nearly 100 books and thousands of articles in 125 different periodicals, on topics ranging from travel, economics, and politics to religion and philosophy. Malcolm Brennan is a professor emeritus of English at the Citadel in South Carolina and is the author of numerous works, including a collection of essays on the history of the English martyrs.