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Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton, Vol. 6
(G.K. Chesterton Collected Works #6) [Paperback]

By G. K. Chesterton (Author), George Marlin (Editor) & Denis J. Conlon (Introduction by)
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Item description for Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton, Vol. 6
(G.K. Chesterton Collected Works #6) by G. K. Chesterton, George Marlin & Denis J. Conlon...

The first of two volumes of G.K. Chesterton's novels is graced with many of the novelist's own drawings and photos, as well as maps. Since Chesterton drew from his own experiences in his writings, his drawings and photographs are very helpful in aiding the reader to get a better sense of the places and things he was writing about.

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T.S. Eliot, Evelyn Waugh, C.S. Lewis and W.H. Auden all recognized Chesterton as a giant literary figure. This volume contains G.K. Chesterton's earliest and greatest novels. The reader will encounter characters that defend with great vigor the diginity of the person and fundamental Christian beliefs. This volume is graced with Chesterton's own drawings and photos, as well as maps.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Ignatius Press
Pages   600
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.8" Width: 5.2" Height: 1.6"
Weight:   1.5 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 1, 1991
Publisher   Ignatius Press
Series  G.K. Chesterton Collected Works  
Series Number  6  
ISBN  0898703654  
ISBN13  9780898703658  
UPC  008987036548  

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More About G. K. Chesterton, George Marlin & Denis J. Conlon

G. K. Chesterton G.K. Chesteron was born in 1874. He attended the Slade School of Art, where he appears to have suffered a nervous breakdown, before turning his hand to journalism. A prolific writer throughout his life, his best-known books include The Napoleon of Notting Hill (1904), The Man Who Knew Too Much(1922), The Man Who Was Thursday (1908) and the Father Brown stories. Chesterton converted to Roman Catholicism in 1922 and died in 1938.
Michael D. Hurley is a Lecturer in English at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of St Catharine's College. He has written widely on English literature from the nineteenth century to the present day, with an emphasis on poetry and poetics. His book on G. K. Chesterton was published in 2011."

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

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The finest book in the collected works series of GKC.  Feb 27, 2002
The Club of Queer Trades - Not quite like the Father Brown mystery stories but very close. GKC traces the adventures of a club comprised of men and women who invented their own trade. You usually don't understand the trade until the end of the story, and the book never disappoints.

The Man Who Was Thursday - This is probably the most famous of all Chesterton books. The book describes the attempts of a Scotland yard detective to infiltrate a secret anarchist society. The garden party conversations between anarchists are laugh out loud funny. I'm still fascinated by the ending, mainly because I don't understand it.

The Ball and Cross - Chesterton's hilarious story of how an adamant Catholic duels to the death with an ardent atheist is a worthy read. Chesterton systematically critiques popular delusions of educated thinking as the book unfolds. The atheist and the Catholic grow closer together through their duel, and realize that they understand each other better than the other characters understand either of them. Chesterton's wit is second to none and if you liked Pilgrim's Regress by C.S. Lewis, you will love this book.

I've loaned two of these books to friends, and both of them were immediate fans. If you find this collection interesting, try the Napoleon of Notting Hill also by GKC.

Fun to read!  Aug 17, 2001
The Club of Queer Trades is by far the funniest story I have ever read! I assure you that it will keep you rolling on the floor from the beginning to the end of the story.
Three Great Books in One Volume  Sep 1, 2000
G. K. Chesterton was probably the greatest optimist who ever lived. He BELIEVED where most of us give up and become despondent. The three stories in this volume take place in a strange twilight world in which the author, as he says in THURSDAY, makes you want to see the lamppost by the light of the tree rather than vice versa. This, by the way, is his most profound and eccentric book.

In THE MAN WHO WAS THURSDAY, we see an incredible global conspiracy dissipate like swamp gas. (As Calvin Coolidge once said, nine out of ten of the troubles one sees down the road swerve off and disappear before they get to you.) THE BALL AND THE CROSS is about two heretics who appear to fight each other to the bitter end, until they find a worse enemy. And THE CLUB OF QUEER TRADES is a delightful entertainment made up of wonderful shaggy dog stories, much like THE PARADOXES OF MR POND.

If life hasn't been going your way, curl up with this volume -- and you WILL feel better.


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