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The Man Who was Thursday - MP3

By G. K. Chesterton (Author) & Simon Vance (Read by)
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This is quite possibly, Chesterton's most famous novel. All that G.K. Chesterton's critics labeled him- devotional, impious, confounding, intelligent, humorous, bombastic- he wove into The Man Who Was Thursday. This page-turner sends characters bobbing around a delightfully confusing plot of mythic proportions. The story begins when two poets meet. Gabriel Syme is a poet of law. Lucian Gregory is a poetic anarchist. As the poets protest their respective philosophies, they strike a challenge. In the ruckus that ensues, the Central European Council of Anarchists elects Syme to the post of Thursday, one of their seven chief council positions. Undercover. On the run, Syme meets with Sunday, the head of the council, a man so outrageously mysterious that his antics confound both the law-abiding and the anarchist. Who is lawful? Who is immoral? Such questions are strangely in the presence of Sunday. He is wholly other. He is above the timeless questions of humanity and also somehow behind them.

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This is quite possibly, Chesterton's most famous novel. All that G.K. Chesterton's critics labeled him- devotional, impious, confounding, intelligent, humorous, bombastic- he wove into The Man Who Was Thursday. This page-turner sends characters bobbing around a delightfully confusing plot of mythic proportions. The story begins when two poets meet. Gabriel Syme is a poet of law. Lucian Gregory is a poetic anarchist. As the poets protest their respective philosophies, they strike a challenge. In the ruckus that ensues, the Central European Council of Anarchists elects Syme to the post of Thursday, one of their seven chief council positions. Undercover. On the run, Syme meets with Sunday, the head of the council, a man so outrageously mysterious that his antics confound both the law-abiding and the anarchist. Who is lawful? Who is immoral? Such questions are strangely in the presence of Sunday. He is wholly other. He is above the timeless questions of humanity and also somehow behind them. Review: G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was born in London. He matured into one of the great journalists, philosophers, novelists and personalities of the twentieth century. Chesterton offered inspiration to many others, including his fellow Brit C.S. Lewis. His much-loved works include The Everlasting Man, Saint Francis of Assisi, Orthodoxy and the Father Brown series of mystery novels.

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Item Specifications...


Studio: Hovel Audio
Running Time: 354.00 minutes
Pages   1
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.6" Width: 5.42" Height: 0.54"
Weight:   0.19 lbs.
Binding  MP3 CD
Release Date   May 1, 2005
Publisher   Hovel Audio
Edition  Unabridged  
ISBN  1596440848  
ISBN13  9781596440845  


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More About G. K. Chesterton & Simon Vance


G. K. Chesterton P. D. James is the bestselling author of many celebrated literary mystery novels. She served in the Police and Criminal Justice departments of Great Britain's Home Office, and in 1991 she was made a life peer as Baroness James of Holland Park. She lives in London and Oxford.

G. K. Chesterton lived in London. G. K. Chesterton was born in 1874 and died in 1936.

G. K. Chesterton has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Classic Wisdom Collection
  2. Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton
  3. Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton
  4. Doubleday Image Book
  5. Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science
  6. Dover Books on Literature & Drama
  7. Dover Books on Western Philosophy
  8. Dover Thrift Editions
  9. Everyman Library
  10. Everyman's Library
  11. Father Brown Mysteries (Audio)
  12. Hendrickson Christian Classics
  13. Hendrickson Classic Biographies
  14. Hilarious Stories
  15. Image Classic
  16. Modern Library Classics (Paperback)
  17. Modern Spiritual Masters
  18. Moody Classics
  19. Paraclete Heritage Edition
  20. Penguin Classics
  21. Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics


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