Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874 – 1936) better known as 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» due to his writing style in fiction literature. «The White Pillars Murder» is one of shortest detective stories created by G.K. Chesteron with involving a slightly eccentric, curious amateur sleuth. In this confused story two young apprentices, John Brandon and Walter Weir, assist the great detective Dr. Hadrian Hyde where the solution is quite a surprise. An entertaining and exciting story of mystery and detective stories from the golden age of crime fiction. Have a nice reading.