"All Those Things That 'Aren't Evidence' Are What Convice Me" How G. K. Chesterton's Father Brown Broke the Rules of Detective Fiction

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Title: "All Those Things That 'Aren't Evidence' Are What Convice Me" How G. K. Chesterton's Father Brown Broke the Rules of Detective Fiction
 
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By choosing a priest as his detective, he pushed his fiction in a new direction right from the start. Father Brown is not a traditional criminologist, he finds evidence not in shoe prints or discarded cigar stubs but in human behaviour of which he, as a priest, is an expert...
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Chesterton also gave his stories another level, by using them as a vehicle to transport his political and religious views. In this essay, Chesterton's approach to writing detective stories will be compared to those of two of his contemporaries, S. S...
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