Sir Arthur Travers, a brilliant conservative jurist known for his controversial views, is found murdered by gunshot in the garden of his estate. Because he was murdered outdoors, the police cannot explain how an indoor mirror in his house came to be shattered. Osric Orm, a Fabian Socialist known for his radical views, is charged with the crime, but Father Brown instinctively believes him innocent and sets out to find the real killer. Written by
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Published in the collection "The Secret of Father Brown" in 1927. See more
A German Luger is a semi-automatic pistol, not a revolver. As the name implies, a "revolver" is a handgun that employs a *revolving cylinder*. Like most semi-automatic pistols, the luger uses a detachable magazine and does *not* use a cylinder. See more
Inspector James Bagshaw
Why is it that people often presume that the private detective can do more than the professional?