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club of queer trades.

G. K. Chesterton

club of queer trades.

by G. K. Chesterton

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Published by Darwen Finlayson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesG. K. Chesterton reprint series, v. 1, G.K. Chesterton reprint series -- v. 1.
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p.
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17856572M

The Club of Queer Trades is full of whimsical short stories by the brilliant and witty English author, G.K. Chesterton. Improbable plots, marvelously funny episodes, evocative descriptions of late Victorian London distinguish delightful tales focusing on a club devoted . An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # GBQWRYI3N More information about this seller | Contact this seller 1. Club of Queer Trades. Chesterton. Published by Finlayson.

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Club of queer trades by G. K. Chesterton Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Club of Queer Trades is a set of short stories that are related to each other very slightly, by way of the titular Club. It's a very self-explanatory name; to get in to the group, you need to have invented a completely different occupation and to be able to make your living by your G.K.

Chesterton is an excellent author; it's really too bad /5. The Club of Queer Trades is classic Chesterton. A collection of loosely connected short stories each presenting some odd mystery, the solution of which is not the uncovering of a crime but the discovery of another member of the Club of Queer Trades, an elite society of people who earn their living by a wholly new trade which they have invented themselves/5(37).

The book starts off well with the adventure club of queer trades. book Major Brown, and in fact the opening tale made me think that THE CLUB OF QUEER TRADES must been a tremendous influence on Agatha Christie's MR. PARKER PYNE INVESTIGATES (I don't want to give many spoilers, so I'll leave it at that, but Parker Pyne/Ariadne Oliver fans will see right away where Cited by: 6.

Free download of The Club of Queer Trades by G. Chesterton. Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more. 7 rows  A collection of six wonderfully quirky detective stories, featuring the 'mystic' former judge Basil. By: G. Chesterton A collection of six wonderfully quirky detective stories, featuring the ‘mystic’ former judge Basil Grant.

Each story reveals a practitioner of an entirely new profession, and member of the Club of Queer Trades.5/5(7). Editions for The Club of Queer Trades: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in 2.

The Club of Queer Trades is a secretive and selective gathering of individuals that have each created an exceedingly original profession. Each one must practice and earn a satisfactory living from his unique profession.

Most are preposterous Club of Queer Trades was not well-received by some literary by: 6. "The Club of Queer Trades" is a collection of stories by G. Chesterton first published in Each story in the collection is centered on a person who is making his living by some novel and extraordinary means (a "queer trade", using the word "queer" in the sense of "peculiar").

The Club of Queer Trades by G. Chesterton; 50 editions; First published in ; Subjects: English Detective and mystery stories, Classic Literature, Fiction, Mystery fiction.

A collection of six wonderfully quirky detective stories, featuring the 'mystic' former judge Basil Grant. Each story reveals a practitioner of an entirely new profession, and member of the Club of Queer Trades. (Summary by David Barnes)5/5(1).

In The Club of Queer Trades, candidates qualify for admission by creating a thoroughly original profession and proving they can make a living from it. Six marvelously funny episodes with improbable plots are made especially pleasurable through Chesterton's vivid descriptions of late Victorian London, sly pokes at the legal system, and a.

The first of my revelations, at any rate, shall be concerned with the Club of Queer Trades, which, as I have said, was one of this class, one which I was almost bound to come across sooner or later, because of my singular hobby/5(8).

Internet Archive BookReader The club of queer trades. "The Club of Queer Trades" is a collection of stories by Gilbert Keith Chesterton first published in Each story in the collection is centred on a person who is making his living by some novel and extraordinary means (a "queer trade", using the word "queer" in the sense of "peculiar").Pages: Book Description Echo Library 8/22/, Paperback or Softback.

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Chesterton. His detective, Rupert Grant, is a Sherlock Holmes-like private eye who investigates crimes and chases crooks with great self-assuredness in his powers of deduction.

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Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. of the Detection Club (to which many great Brit-ish detective novelists belonged), was a prolific au-thor. Among his works of detective fiction are The Club of Queer Trades, the Father Brown stories (of which 5 books were published, and which are now also available in a single volume), and The Man Who was Thursday, a book which combines.Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction Mystery fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chesterton, G.K.

(Gilbert Keith), Club of Queer Trades.In "The Club of Queer Trades" the detective, Rupert Grant, is a Sherlock Holmes-like private eye who investigates crimes and chases crooks with great self-assuredness in his powers of deduction.

But he is always wrong. The hero of these stories is not Rupert, but his older brother, Basil Grant, a retired judge/5().