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G.K. Chesterton (1874–1936)

Prolific English poet, novelist, essayist G (ilbert) K(eith) Chesterton was born in London on 29 May 1874. He was traditional, extolling the virtues of the 'little man', and the romantic, pre-modern past. He rejected the experimental in art as well as life, and distrusted the state and the modern world. His _Father Brown series of detective novels... See full bio »

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  G.K. Chesterton: The Apostle of Common Sense (TV Series) (original text - 18 episodes, 2011 - 2014) (characters - 1 episode, 2014)
- A New Chesterton Reading Plan (2014) ... (original text)
- Ask Mr. Chesterton IV (2014) ... (original text)
- Apocalypse Later (2014) ... (original text)
- The Tumbler of God (2014) ... (original text)
- The Moment When There Is Nothing But God (2014) ... (original text)
 2014 Mole in the Hole (Short) (inspired by)
 2013-2014 Father Brown (TV Series) (based on the character created by - 20 episodes)
- The Laws of Motion (2014) ... (based on the character created by)
- The Grim Reaper (2014) ... (based on the character created by)
- The Prize of Colonel Gerard (2014) ... (based on the character created by)
- The Three Tools of Death (2014) ... (based on the character created by)
- The Daughters of Jerusalem (2014) ... (based on the character created by)
 2012 Manalive (book)
 2009 Theater of the Word, Inc. (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Honor of Israel Gow (2009) ... (story)
 2007 The Surprise (TV Movie) (play)
 1988 Sei delitti per padre Brown (TV Mini-Series) (characters)
 1979 Sanctuary of Fear (TV Movie) (stories)
 1975 Estudio 1 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- El mago (1975)
  Father Brown (TV Series) (story - 7 episodes, 1974) (stories - 2 episodes, 1974)
- The Quick One (1974) ... (story)
- The Actor and the Alibi (1974) ... (story)
- The Dagger with Wings (1974) ... (story)
- The Mirror of the Magistrate (1974) ... (story)
- The Three Tools of Death (1974) ... (story)
 1966-1972 Pater Brown (TV Series) (stories - 39 episodes)
- Treffpunkt Tigerkäfig (1972) ... (stories)
- Das Hundeorakel (1972) ... (stories)
- Der Hammer Gottes (1972) ... (stories)
- Der geflügelte Dolch (1972) ... (stories)
- Das Rätsel Michael Mondschein (1972) ... (stories)
 1970 I racconti di Padre Brown (TV Series) (novel)
 1969 Une soirée au bungalow (TV Movie) (novel "La merveilleuse aventure du major Brown")
 1964 Detective (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Quick One (1964) ... (novel)
 1962 Er kann's nicht lassen (stories - as Gilbert K. Chesterton)
 1960 Der Mann, der Donnerstag war (TV Movie) (novel "The Man Who Was Thursday")
 1960 Das schwarze Schaf (stories - as Gilbert K. Chesterton)
 1955 Die Galerie der großen Detektive (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Pater Brown findet Daniel Boom (1955) ... (story)
 1954 Light's Diamond Jubilee (TV Movie documentary) (story)
 1954 The Detective (stories)
 1946 Magic (TV Movie) (play by)
 1939 Magic (TV Movie)
 1934 Father Brown, Detective (Father Brown novels)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Story: "The Invisible Man" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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Personal Quote:

Poetry is sane because it floats easily in an infinite sea; reason seeks to cross the infinite sea and so make it finite. The result is mental exhaustion. To accept everything is an exercise, to understand everything a strain. See more »

Trivia:

Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Vol. 131, pages 60-69. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.

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