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The Man Who Knew Too Much (Dodo Press)

by G. K. Chesterton

  • 326 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Dodo Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • Mystery & Detective - Traditional British,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Traditional British

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8408308M
    ISBN 101406510041
    ISBN 109781406510041

    The Man Who Knew Too Much and other stories () is a book of detective stories by English writer G. K. Chesterton, published in by Cassell and Company in the United Kingdom, and Harper Brothers in the United States. The book contains eight connected short stories about "The Man Who Knew Too Much", and additional unconnected stories featuring separate heroes/detectives. Horne Fisher is the man who ‘knows too much and all the wrong things’. He and his trusty companion Harold March take on the world of crime among societies most eminent members in eight classic mysteries. Fisher has a brilliant mind and powers of deduction - but he always faces a moral dilemma.3/5(3). 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.   'The Man Who Knew Too Much' has some similarities to the Father Brown stories: Horne Fisher the eponymous hero is connected and indeed related .

    This contains the first 8 of the 12 stories in the published book The Man Who Knew Too Much and Other Stories. In these 8 detective thrillers, the main protagonist is Horne Fisher. (The omitted four are individual stories with separate heroes/detectives.) Due to close relationships with the leading political figures in the land, Fisher knows too much about the private politics behind the. ‘The Man Who Knew Too Much’ has some similarities to the Father Brown stories: Horne Fisher the eponymous hero is connected and indeed related to many of the high-ranking politicians of his age and thus ‘knows too much’ about the background of the mysteries in which he becomes embroiled and which he .   "The Reporter Who Knew Too Much is a very interesting, informative, and provocative book. Shaw has obviously conducted a tremendous amount of research and investigation into every aspect of Kilgallen’s life/5(6). First of all, there is no connection between The Man Who Knew Too Much and the Alfred Hitchcock film of the same name. Other than the same name. In this collection of stories, the man who knows too much is Horne Fisher, a character who is generally thought to .

      Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. With Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Peter Lorre, Frank Vosper. A man and his wife receive a clue to an imminent assassination attempt, only to learn that their daughter has been kidnapped to keep them quiet/10(K).   The Man Who Knew Too Much: Alan Turing and the Invention of the Computer by David Leavitt Weidenfeld & Nicolson £, pp Every time I open the electronic book in .   The Man Who Knew Too Much Contents: The face in the target -- The vanishing prince -- The soul of the schoolboy -- The bottomless well -- The hole in the wall -- The fad of the fisherman -- The hole in the wall -- The temple of silence -- The vengeance of the statue. Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature.   The Man Who Knew Too Much and other stories () is a book of detective stories by English writer G. K. Chesterton, published in by Cassell and Company in the United Kingdom, and Harper Brothers in the United book contains eight connected short stories about "The /5(15).


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