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Published by Cassell and company, ltd. in London [etc.] .
Written in English


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Statementby G. K. Chesterton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.C4265 Fo2, PR4453.C4 Fo2
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 309, [1] p.
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6765985M
LC Control Number31030705
OCLC/WorldCa611370

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Mar 14,  · Four Faultless Felons () includes The Moderate Murderer, The Honest Quack, The Ecstatic Thief, and The Loyal Traitor. The individual stories were first published in and in London magazines; soon thereafter all four were published together as Four Faultless Felons ().Reviews: Four Faultless Felons, Manalive, The Flying Inn, The Club of Queer Trades, The Man Who Knew Too Much, (5 Books) by G.K. Chesterton | May 13, Paperback. Mar 01,  · In the prologue of this intriguing Chesterton work, an American journalist discovers that Count Raoul de Marillac, the intended subject of his expose, is, in reality, a model of virtue. Indeed he is president of the Club of Men Misunderstood, which includes among its members four other "faultless felons." show more/5(). Four Faultless Felons () includes The Moderate Murderer, The Honest Quack, The Ecstatic Thief, and The Loyal Traitor. The individual stories were first published in and in London magazines; soon thereafter all four were published together as Four Faultless Felons ()/5(2).

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At the end of the book, the Four Faultless Felons propose that a certain newspaper reporter also be made a member of their little club, since he has a reputation of being aggressive and rude to everybody in order to get his stories, when in fact he is very polite and finds that people are only too willing to . G.K. Chesterton () was one of the greatest and most prolific writers of the 20th century. A convert to Catholicism, he is well known for his Father Brown mystery stories and for his reasoned defense of the Christian faith. This scarce first edition of Four Faultless Felons won early critical praise as “dazzling reading from cover to cover” (New York Times). Here Chesterton brings together four innovative detective novellas: The Moderate Murderer, The Honest Quack, The Ecstatic Thief and The Loyal Traitor. His unusual “felons” are “members of what might be dubbed a ‘Club of Men Misunderstood. Four Faultless Felons includes The Moderate Murderer, The Honest Quack, The Ecstatic Thief, and The Loyal Traitor. Chesterton's protagonist's faultless crimes include: murder, fraud, theft, and treason. They are motivated by good intentions of course, by altr.