The Club of Queer Trades

G. K. Chesterton

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The Club of Queer Trades by English author G. K. Chesterton was first published in 1905. It consists of 6 short stories centred around a gentlemen's club. To get entry into this club, the person must make their living by extraordinary and peculiar means. One of Chesterton's earlier works, The Club of Queer Trades was originally serialised in Harper's Weekly. It has also been adapted into a six-part drama by BBC Radio. The stories are: The Tremendous Adventures of Major Brown; The Painful Fall of a Great Reputation; The Awful Reason of the Vicar's Visit; The Singular Speculation of the House-Agent; The Noticeable Conduct of Professor Chadd; and, The Eccentric Seclusion of the Old Lady.

This book has 44,278 words, 77 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1905.

Production notes: This ebook of The Club of Queer Trades was published by Global Grey on the 19th April 2021, and updated on the 14th April 2022. The artwork used for the cover is 'A company of Danish artists in Rome' by Constantin Hansen.

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