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7 edition of The Club of Queer Trades (Large Print) found in the catalog.

The Club of Queer Trades (Large Print)

by G. K. Chesterton

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Published by Echo Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8411256M
    ISBN 101406821837
    ISBN 109781406821833

    "Set in late Victorian London, The Club of Queer Trades introduces us to would-be private detective Rupert Grant and his brother (a seemingly insane retired judge), who undertake a series of bizarre and improbable cases that see them dealing with various eccentric characters."--Jacket. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chesterton, G.K. (Gilbert Keith), Club of queer trades. Beaconsfield, Darwen Finlayson.

    Get this from a library! The club of queer trades. [G K Chesterton; Martin Gardner] -- Six whimsical short stories by brilliant, witty, English author, poet and critic. Improbable plots, marvelously funny episodes, evocative descriptions of late Victorian London distinguish delightful.   The book starts off well with the adventure of 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 4/5(24).

    The Club of Queer Trades by G K Chesterton starting at $ The Club of Queer Trades has 47 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace5/5(1). The Club of Queer Trades by rton Narrated by Graham Scott Gilbert Keith Chesterton (), was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. Chesterton is best known for his fictional priest-detective Father Brown.


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The Club of Queer Trades (Large Print) by G. K. Chesterton Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Club of Queer Trades is a collection of stories by G.K. 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").

- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia/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 by: 6.

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 Reviews: 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.4/5(28).

All six stories are connected to the Club of Queer Trades, a highly unusual and eccentric club composed of members who have created unique and original ways of making a living. We "solve" these mysteries in the company of Basil Grant, an ex-judge, who somehow manages to be both edgy and vague at the same time/5(38).

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Type-setting & Reformatting: The complete work has been re-designed via professional layout, /5(8). 7 rows  The Club of Queer Trades G. CHESTERTON ( - ) A collection of six. All six stories are connected to the Club of Queer Trades, a highly unusual and eccentric club composed of members who have created unique and original ways of making a living.

We "solve" these mysteries in the company of Basil Grant, an ex-judge, who somehow manages to be both edgy and vague at the same time/5(38).

The Club of Queer Trades Book Summary and Study Guide. 'The Club of Queer Trades' is one of the least known of Chesterton stories.

The ex-judge turned amateur detective Basil Grant is certainly barely known compared to Chesterton's other unconventional detective, Father Brown. This is a gentle and witty parody of the Sherlock Holmes and Dr.

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. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 65 by G.

Chesterton Author: Chesterton, G. (Gilbert Keith), Title: The Club of Queer Trades Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Detective and mystery stories Cited by: 6.

The Club of Queer Trades 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).

Free download of The Club of Queer Trades by G. Chesterton. Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more. "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"). 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 the flavor of the detective novel with adventure, mystery, and even theology.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chesterton, G.K. (Gilbert Keith), Club of queer trades. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Club of Queer Trades: A Fiction and Literature, Mystery/Detective, Short Story Collection Classic By G.K. Chesterton. AAA+ Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Buy The Club of Queer Trades by G K Chesterton online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 46 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). Publisher's Summary The Club of Queer Trades revolves around the members of a London club who must invent their own peculiar and unique professions, and make a living from them.

These six tales send up the British class system, the state of London in the Victoria era, the ironies of the law, and more. © Ulf Bjorklund (P) Ulf Bjorklund.

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 Pages: Librivox recording of The Club of Queer Trades by G.

K. Chesterton. Read by David Barnes 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.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .