Title ... The Man Who Knew Too Much and Other Stories
8vo; 7.5 inches tall. 308 pages.
Edition First Edition - Second Printing.
Publisher London: Cassell and Company, 1922.
Seller ID 006197
A collection of stories following the exploits of gentleman detective Horne Fisher. The Alfred Hitchcock thriller of the same name was based on the title story, though Hitchcock only used the title.
Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Minor spine fade. Light rub along spine edge.
This Cassell edition has the eight tales featuring Horne Fisher and the four-part "The Trees of Pride," plus three stories not in the Harper edition; "The Garden of Smoke," "The Five of Swords" and "The Tower of Treason." "The Garden of Smoke" is a murder mystery about roses and drugs.
G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox."