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What I Saw in America By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June... More > 1936), better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox." Time magazine has observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out. "Chesterton is well known for his fictional priest-detective Father Brown, and for his reasoned apologetics. Even some of those who disagree with him have recognized the wide appeal of such works as Orthodoxy and The Everlasting Man. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._K._Chesterton< Less
The Innocence of Father Brown By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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Father Brown is a fictional Roman Catholic priest and amateur sleuth created in the early 20th century by English novelist G. K. Chesterton.Father Brown is featured in a series of short stories where... More > he solves mysteries and crimes using his intuition and keen understanding of human nature. The character was loosely based by Chesterton on Father John O'Connor (1870–1952), a parish priest in Bradford, who was involved in Chesterton's conversion to Catholicism in 1922.Chesterton portrays Father Brown as a short, stumpy Roman Catholic priest, with shapeless clothes and a large umbrella, and an uncanny insight into human evil. In "The Head of Caesar" he is "formerly priest of Cobhole in Essex, and now working in London". Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Father_Brown Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare is a novel by G. K. Chesterton, first published in 1908. The book is sometimes referred to as a metaphysical thriller.In Edwardian era London, Gabriel Syme is... More > recruited at Scotland Yard to a secret anti-anarchist police corps. Lucian Gregory, an anarchistic poet, lives in the suburb of Saffron Park. Syme meets him at a party and they debate the meaning of poetry. Gregory argues that revolt is the basis of poetry. Syme demurs, insisting the essence of poetry is not revolution but law. He antagonizes Gregory by asserting that the most poetical of human creations is the timetable for the London Underground. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Man_Who_Was_Thursday Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Wisdom of Father Brown By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June... More > 1936), better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox." Time magazine has observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out. "Chesterton is well known for his fictional priest-detective Father Brown, and for his reasoned apologetics. Even some of those who disagree with him have recognized the wide appeal of such works as Orthodoxy and The Everlasting Man. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._K._Chesterton< Less
The Club of Queer Trades By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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The Club of Queer Trades is a collection of stories by G. K. Chesterton first published in 1905.Each story in the collection is centered on a person who is making his living by some novel and... More > extraordinary means (a "queer trade", using the word "queer" in the sense of "peculiar"). To gain admittance one must have invented a unique means of earning a living and the subsequent trade being the main source of income.The framing narrative by "Cherub" Swinburne describes his quest for The Club of Queer Trades with his friend Basil Grant, a retired judge, and Rupert Grant, a private detective who is Basil's younger brother. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Club_of_Queer_Trades Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Trees of Pride By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June... More > 1936), better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox." Time magazine has observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out. "Chesterton is well known for his fictional priest-detective Father Brown, and for his reasoned apologetics. Even some of those who disagree with him have recognized the wide appeal of such works as Orthodoxy and The Everlasting Man. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._K._Chesterton< Less
Heretics By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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Heretics & Privateers is a country-blues solo album by John Kay, the lead singer of Canadian-American rock group Steppenwolf, released on Cannonball Records in 2001. It has since been reissued on... More > Crosscut Records and most recently on Rainman Records. This album mixes pure acoustic tunes with others that sound more like Steppenwolf. The lyrics follow mostly a "critical social" style.All songs are by John Kay, except #3.The 2004 Rainman release includes four additional tracks, which are acoustic versions of "She's Got the Goods", "For the Women in My Life", "I Will Not Be Denied", and "Endless Commercial". Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heretics_and_Privateers Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
George Bernard Shaw By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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Nobel Prize in Literature 1925George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950), known at his insistence simply as Bernard Shaw, was an Irish playwright, critic and polemicist whose... More > influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as Man and Superman (1902), Pygmalion (1912) and Saint Joan (1923). With a range incorporating both contemporary satire and historical allegory, Shaw became the leading dramatist of his generation, and in 1925 was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.Born in Dublin, Shaw moved to London in 1876, where he struggled to establish himself as a writer and novelist, and embarked on a rigorous process of self-education. By the mid-1880s he had become a respected theatre and music critic. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Bernard_Shaw Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Utopia of Usurers and Other Essays By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June... More > 1936), better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox." Time magazine has observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out. "Chesterton is well known for his fictional priest-detective Father Brown, and for his reasoned apologetics. Even some of those who disagree with him have recognized the wide appeal of such works as Orthodoxy and The Everlasting Man. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._K._Chesterton< Less
What's Wrong with the World By G. K. (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton
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