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Two by Chesterton By G. K. Chesterton
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The fantasies "The Napoleon of Notting Hill" and "The Man Who Was Thursday" helped establish G. K. Chesterton as a force in English letters. In "The Napoleon of Notting... More > Hill", London is reduced to a number of quasi-independent fiefdoms under the sovereignty of a king who thinks everything a lark. When the king sides with commercial interests and demands the improvement of a road in Notting Hill, the residents rebel. This leads the borough to stand against the rest of London, and even against the king himself. "The Man Who Was Thursday" is Chesterton's most popular novel. A cabal of anarchists whose leaders are named after the days of the week is infiltrated by an agent of the police who finds himself elected as Thursday. But all is not as it seems, and one by one the members of the group come to realize that they must determine the identity of the man whom they know only as Sunday.< Less
G. K. Chesterton, Collection By G. K. Chesterton
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton, (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936)was an English writer. In this ebook: The Innocence of Father Brown, The Wisdom of Father Brown The Man Who Was Thursday, A Nightmare, The... More > Man Who Knew Too Much, Orthodoxy, Heretics, Eugenics and Other Evils, The Trees of Pride, Manalive, Tremendous Trifles, The Club of Queer Trades, Robert Browning, What I Saw in America, A Short History of England, The Crimes of England, The Napoleon of Notting Hill, The New Jerusalem, Lord Kitchener What's Wrong With The World, Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens, The Victorian Age in Literature, A Miscellany of Men, The Defendant, Twelve Types Utopia of Usurers and other Essays, The Appetite of Tyranny Including Letters to an Old Garibaldian, All Things Considered, The Barbarism of Berlin, The Ball and The Cross Alarms and Discursions, George Bernard Shaw, The Wild Knight and Other Poems, Wine, Water, and Song Poems, Poems The Ballad of St. Barbara And Other Verses< Less
A Selection Box of Chesterton By Tony Bellows
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A personal selection of my favourite G.K. Chesterton essays and articles, with an introduction to each essay, and comments on the subjects covered.
Classic Christianity: G.K. Chesterton's Orthodoxy By G.K. Chesterton
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The word Orthodoxy means, literally “straight doctrine,” and Chesterton explains why it is so important to get the doctrine exactly right; and why even a slight divergence from the truth... More > has to be fiercely opposed. Truth is a balancing act. But not a simple balancing act with a few sedate and neatly contained ideas. What is being balanced are the wild animals of all our best hopes and beautiful passions and creative energies. “People have fallen into a foolish habit of speaking of orthodoxy as something heavy, humdrum and safe. There never was anything so perilous or so exciting as orthodoxy.”< Less
Classic Christianity: G.K. Chesterton's Orthodoxy By G.K. Chesterton
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The word Orthodoxy means, literally “straight doctrine,” and Chesterton explains why it is so important to get the doctrine exactly right; and why even a slight divergence from the truth... More > has to be fiercely opposed. Truth is a balancing act. But not a simple balancing act with a few sedate and neatly contained ideas. What is being balanced are the wild animals of all our best hopes and beautiful passions and creative energies. “People have fallen into a foolish habit of speaking of orthodoxy as something heavy, humdrum and safe. There never was anything so perilous or so exciting as orthodoxy.”< Less
G. K. Chesterton Series Four: The Ball and the Cross By G. K. Chesterton
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About G. K. Chesterton Biographical Details Professional Writing Career Views on Works Influence The Ball and the Cross I. A DISCUSSION SOMEWHAT IN THE AIR II. THE RELIGION OF THE STIPENDIARY... More > MAGISTRATE III. SOME OLD CURIOSITIES IV. A DISCUSSION AT DAWN V. THE PEACEMAKER VI. THE OTHER PHILOSOPHER VII. THE VILLAGE OF GRASSLEY-IN-THE-HOLE VIII. AN INTERLUDE OF ARGUMENT IX. THE STRANGE LADY X. THE SWORDS REJOINED XI. A SCANDAL IN THE VILLAGE XII. THE DESERT ISLAND XIII. THE GARDEN OF PEACE XIV. A MUSEUM OF SOULS XV. THE DREAM OF MACIAN XVI. THE DREAM OF TURNBULL XVII. THE IDIOT XVIII. A RIDDLE OF FACES XIX. THE LAST PARLEY XX. DIES IRAE< Less
G. K. Chesterton Series Three: Orthodoxy By G. K. Chesterton, Students’ Academy
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About G. K. Chesterton Biographical Details Professional Writing Career Views on Works Influence Orthodoxy CHAPTER I.—Introduction in Defence of Everything Else CHAPTER II.—The... More > Maniac CHAPTER III.—The Suicide of Thought CHAPTER IV—The Ethics of Elfland CHAPTER V.—The Flag of the World CHAPTER VI.—The Paradoxes of Christianity CHAPTER VII.—The Eternal Revolution CHAPTER VIII.—The Romance of Orthodoxy CHAPTER IX.—Authority and the Adventurer< Less
G. K. Chesterton Series One: Heretics By G. K. Chesterton, Students' Academy
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About G. K. Chesterton Biographical Details Professional Writing Career Views on Works Influence Heretics I. Introductory Remarks on the Importance of Orthodoxy II. On the negative... More > spirit III. On Mr. Rudyard Kipling and Making the World Small IV. Mr. Bernard Shaw V. Mr. H. G. Wells and the Giants VI. Christmas and the Aesthetes VII. Omar and the Sacred Vine VIII. The Mildness of the Yellow Press IX. The Moods of Mr. George Moore X. On Sandals and Simplicity XI Science and the Savages XII Paganism and Mr. Lowes Dickinson XIII. Celts and Celtophiles XIV On Certain Modern Writers and the Institution of the Family XV On Smart Novelists and the Smart Set XVI On Mr. McCabe and a Divine Frivolity XVII On the Wit of Whistler XVIII The Fallacy of the Young Nation XIX Slum Novelists and the Slums XX. Concluding Remarks on the Importance of Orthodoxy< Less
G. K. Chesterton Series Two: Manalive By G. K. Chesterton, Students' Academy
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About G. K. Chesterton Biographical Details Professional Writing Career Views on Works Influence Manalive Part I The Enigmas of Innocent Smith Chapter 1: How the Great Wind Came to Beacon... More > House Chapter 2: The Luggage of an Optimist Chapter 3: The Banner of Beacon Chapter 4: The Garden of the God Chapter 5: The Allegorical Practical Joker Part II The Explanations of Innocent Smith Chapter 1: The Eye of Death; or, the Murder Charge 65 Chapter 2: The Two Curates; or, the Burglary Charge Chapter 3: The Round Road; or, the Desertion Charge Chapter 4: The Wild Weddings; or, the Polygamy Charge Chapter 5: How the Great Wind Went from Beacon House< Less
G. K. Chesterton By G. K. Chesterton
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton (Londres, 29 de mayo de 1874 - Beaconsfield, 14 de junio de 1936), más conocido como G. K. Chesterton, fue un escritor y periodista británico de inicios del... More > siglo XX. Cultivó, entre otros géneros, el ensayo, la narración, la biografía, la lírica, el periodismo y el libro de viajes. En este libro: El jardín secreto El hombre que fue jueves.< Less