The Greatest Works of G. K. Chesterton

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DigiCat presents to you a meticulously edited G. K. Chesterton collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: The Father Brown Books: The Innocence of Father Brown The Wisdom of Father Brown The Incredulity of Father Brown The Secret of Father Brown The Scandal of Father Brown The Donnington Affair The Mask of Midas Novels: The Napoleon of Notting Hill The Man who was Thursday The Ball and the Cross Manalive The Flying Inn The Return of Don Quixote Short Stories: The Club of Queer Trades The Man Who Knew Too Much The Trees of Pride Tales of the Long Bow The Poet and the Lunatics Four Faultless Felons The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond The White Pillars Murder The Sword of Wood Poetry: Greybeards At Play The Wild Knight and Other Poems Wine, Water, and Song Poems, 1916 The Ballad of St. Barbara and Other Verses The Ballad of the White Horse Gloria in Profundis Ubi Ecclesia Rotarians Plays: Magic – A Fantastic Comedy The Turkey and the Turk Literary Criticism: A Defence of Penny Dreadfuls Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens The Victorian Age in Literature Charles Dickens - Critical Study Hilaire Belloc Robert Louis Stevenson Historical Works: A Short History of England The Barbarism of Berlin Letters to an Old Garibaldian The Crimes of England The New Jerusalem Theological Works: Heretics Orthodoxy The Everlasting Man The Catholic Church and Conversion Eugenics and other Evils Essays: The Defendant Varied Types All Things Considered Tremendous Trifles What's Wrong with the World Miscellany of Men Divorce versus Democracy The Superstition of Divorce The Uses of Diversity Fancies Versus Fads The Outline of Sanity The Thing Come to Think All is Grist As I was Saying Autobiography by G. K. Chesterton G. K. Chesterton – A Critical Study by Julius West


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Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936) 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' for his ability to craft witty and unexpected turns of phrase. Standing at 6 feet 4 inches and weighing around 20 stone, his physical presence was as substantial as his intellectual legacy. His work encompasses a wide array of subjects, including the nature of thought, the essence of mysticism, and the importance of common sense in modern society. He is perhaps best known for his classic detective series featuring the priest-detective Father Brown, a humble cleric who solves crimes with shrewd psychology and intuitive moral insight. His output was prodigious, including such varied works as 'The Man Who Was Thursday,' a metaphysical thriller, 'Orthodoxy,' an influential Christian apologetic, and 'The Napoleon of Notting Hill,' a novel set in a futuristic London. His collected works amount to an impressive trove of essays, novels, short stories, biographies, and theological treatises. Chesterton's writings continue to be celebrated for their humor, insight, and the warmth of their humanity, resonating with readers looking for both entertainment and probing, philosophically rich narratives. His influence extends to a range of literary figures and theologians, from C.S. Lewis to Neil Gaiman, attesting to the durability of his imaginative and spiritual contributions. 'The Greatest Works of G. K. Chesterton' aptly gathers his most acclaimed writings, offering a comprehensive look at the mind of a literary giant whose legacy endures.

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Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 10405 Seiten

Größe: 13,1 MB

ISBN: 8596547715917

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