Although Father Brown seems to be the complete antithesis of Sherlock Holmes as a detective, Chesterton in fact owed a great debt to Conan Doyle's creation. The essay studies Chesterton's various writings on the detective-story genre and shows how in his hands it becomes a means to profound moral insights.

G. K. Chesterton's Father Brown Stories: the Debt to Sherlock Holmes

DOWLING, Gregory
2013

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Although Father Brown seems to be the complete antithesis of Sherlock Holmes as a detective, Chesterton in fact owed a great debt to Conan Doyle's creation. The essay studies Chesterton's various writings on the detective-story genre and shows how in his hands it becomes a means to profound moral insights.
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