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Miscellany of Men

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ISBN-10: 1484096525

ISBN-13: 9781484096529

Edition: N/A

Authors: G. K. Chesterton

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Gilbert Keith Chesterton, better known as G.K. Chesterton, was an English writer. He wrote on philosophy, ontology, poetry, plays, journalism, public lectures and debates, literary and art criticism, biography, Christian apologetics, and fiction, including fantasy and detective fiction. Chesterton is often referred to as the "prince of paradox." Time magazine, in a review of a biography of Chesterton, observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points withpopular sayings, proverbs, allegories-first carefully turning them inside out." -wikipedia
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 4/12/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 126
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.29" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, England, in 1874. He began his education at St Paul's School, and later went on to study art at the Slade School, and literature at University College in London. Chesterton wrote a great deal of poetry, as well as works of social and literary criticism. Among his most notable books are The Man Who Was Thursday, a metaphysical thriller, and The Everlasting Man, a history of humankind's spiritual progress. After Chesterton converted to Catholicism in 1922, he wrote mainly on religious topics. Chesterton is most known for creating the famous priest-detective character Father Brown, who first appeared in "The Innocence of Father Brown." Chesterton…