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Chesterton, G. K. (Gilbert Keith) 1874-1936

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Most widely held works by G. K Chesterton
The man who was Thursday : a nightmare by G. K Chesterton( Book )

358 editions published between 1907 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 7,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ostensibly a tale of mystery and espionage, this story about a club of anarchists in turn-of-the-century London is also--on a deeper level--a vehicle for social, religious, and philosophical commentary
The innocence of Father Brown by G. K Chesterton( Book )

530 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 16 languages and held by 4,964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first volume of Chesterton's brilliant, ingenious Father Brown stories. Ahead of a new series of the popular BBC adaptation starring Mark Williams, all five of the original Father Brown books have been republished with charming and collectible Penguin covers. With his round face, pipe and umbrella, the shambling, bespectacled priest Father Brown is an unlikely detective - yet his innocent air hides a razor-sharp understanding of the criminal mind. As this first volume of his adventures shows, the wise, worldly clerical sleuth has an uncanny ability to bring even the most elusive wrongdoer to justice
Orthodoxy by G. K Chesterton( )

313 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 4,830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert Keith Chesterton called himself a "pagan" at 12 and was agnostic by 16. He then developed a personal, positive philosophy that turned out to be orthodox Christianity. First published in 1908, when he was 35, this intellectual and spiritual autobiography combines simplicity with subtlety in a model apologetic for those who face the same materialism and anti-supernaturalism as the "man at war with his times". -- Amazon.com
A miscellany of men by G. K Chesterton( )

83 editions published between 1910 and 2016 in English and held by 4,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This early work by G. K. Chesterton was originally published in 1912. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London in 1874. He studied at the Slade School of Art, and upon graduating began to work as a freelance journalist. Over the course of his life, his literary output was incredibly diverse and highly prolific, ranging from philosophy and ontology to art criticism and detective fiction. However, he is probably best-remembered for his Christian apologetics, most notably in Orthodoxy (1908) and The Everlasting Man (1925). We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork
Heretics by G. K Chesterton( )

274 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 4,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nothing more strangely indicates an enormous and silent evil of modern society than the extraordinary use which is made nowadays of the word "orthodox" In former days the heretic was proud of not being a heretic. It was the kingdoms of the world and the police and the judges who were heretics"--Page [4] of cover. This 1905 collection of articles focuses on the era's "heretics": those who pride themselves in their superiority to conservative views. G.K. Chesterton's companion book to Orthodoxy assesses avant-garde artists and writers (including Kipling, Shaw, Wells, and Whistler) with the author's characteristic wisdom and good humor
The man who knew too much by G. K Chesterton( )

141 editions published between 1922 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The face in the target -- The vanishing prince -- The soul of the schoolboy -- The bottomless well -- The fad of the fisherman -- The hole in the wall -- The Temple of Silence -- The vengeance of the statue
The wisdom of Father Brown by G. K Chesterton( )

173 editions published between 1910 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 4,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve short stories which include The Paradise of Thieves, where in Tuscany, a banker and his daughter seem to be in great danger as they plan to travel mountain roads where brigands are rumoured to attack. Going the same way is an armed, flamboyant poet called Muscari, and Father Brown, who is there when trouble does, indeed, occur. Then Father Brown is involved in the theatrical world in The Man in the Passage. A beautiful actress has rival admirers, but when she is stabbed to death, he solves the mystery of who murdered her and how the deed was done--Back cover
The club of Queer Trades by G. K Chesterton( )

218 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six whimsical short stories by brilliant, witty, English author, poet and critic. Improbable plots, marvelously funny episodes, evocative descriptions of late Victorian London distinguish delightful tales focusing on a club devoted to completely original and unusual professions. First republication to include all 32 of Chesterton's own original illustrations
Manalive by G. K Chesterton( )

187 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description: Perhaps the most light-hearted of all Chesterton's "serious" works, Manalive pits a group of disillusioned young people against Mr. Innocent Smith, a bubbly, high-spirited gentleman who literally falls into their midst. Accused of murder and denounced for repeatedly marrying his wife and attempting to live in various houses (all of which turn out to be his own), Smith prompts his newfound acquaintances to recognize an important idea: that life is worth living
The ballad of the White Horse by G. K Chesterton( )

116 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This epic poem gives an account of the Saxon King Alfred the Great and is considered one of the last great traditional epic poems written in the English language. The poem narrates how the ninth-century king won the Battle of Ethandun, which turned back the Danes from invading England. The poem's speaker explains how Alfred was assisted in his struggle by the power of God, working through the Virgin Mary. Chesterton uses the historical story of the Saxon king as a Catholic allegory, blending a great deal of philosophical thought into the story of the poem. The poem's 2,684 lines are divided into ballad stanzas, with free use of meter
George Bernard Shaw by G. K Chesterton( Book )

187 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This biography of the English playwright, author and thinker was written by his friend G.K. Chesterton
The Napoleon of Notting Hill by G. K Chesterton( Book )

183 editions published between 1904 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comical futurist fantasy, first published in 1904, about a tradition-loving suburban London community of the 1980s at war with its modernizing neighbors. Chesterton's splendid storytelling gifts, his love of medievalism and heroism, and his sympathies for the plight of small nations trying to remain independent are strongly in evidence. 7 illustrations by W. Graham Robertson. New Introduction by Martin Gardner
The Victorian Age in literature by G. K Chesterton( Book )

215 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the literature of the last century
Tremendous trifles by G. K Chesterton( Book )

108 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These fleeting sketches are all republished by kind permission of the Editor of the Daily News, in which paper they appeared. They amount to no more than a sort of sporadic diary - a diary recording one day in twenty which happened to stick in the fancy - the only kind of diary the author has ever been able to keep. -- preface
Robert Browning by G. K Chesterton( Book )

152 editions published between 1903 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early life - Early works - Browning and his marriage - Browning in Italy - Browning in later life - Browning as a literary artist - "The ring and the book"--Philosophy of Browning___
St. Francis of Assisi by G. K Chesterton( Book )

156 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of St. Francis and relates how the pervasive faith of medieval times influenced his devotion to God and the religious life
The everlasting man by G. K Chesterton( Book )

213 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 2,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how the fulfillment of all of man's desires takes place in the person of Christ and in Christ's Church
Twelve types by G. K Chesterton( )

66 editions published between 1902 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1906 volume offers a collection of the prominent English writer's essays, including his study of Charlotte Brontë
The Father Brown omnibus by G. K Chesterton( Book )

45 editions published between 1910 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 2,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains every story that Chesterton wrote about Father Brown, the little priest. For contents and other editions, see Author Catalog
What's wrong with the world by G. K Chesterton( Book )

185 editions published between 1902 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chesterton gives his remarkably perceptive analysis on social and moral issues more relevant today than even in his own time. In his light and humorous style, yet deadly serious and philosophical, he comments on feminism and true womanhood, errors in education, the importance of the child and other issues, using incisive arguments against the trendsetters' assaults against the family. Chesterton possessed the genius to foresee the dangers if modernist proposals were implemented. He knew that lax moral standards would lead to the dehumanization of man, and in this book he staunchly defends the family, its constituent elements and character over against those ideas and institutions that would subvert it and thereby deliver man into the hands of the servile state. In addressing what is wrong, he also shows clearly what is right, sane and sensible and how to change things in that direction. --
 
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C., G. K. 1874-1936

C., G. K. (Gilbert Keith Chesterton), 1874-1936

Česterton, G. K.

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G. K. Chesterton écrivain britannique

G. K. Chesterton écrivain, journaliste, poète, illustrateur, apologiste catholique et biographe anglais

G. K. Chesterton englischer Schriftsteller

G. K. Chesterton English mystery novelist and Christian apologist

G. K. Chesterton Escritor y periodista británico

G. K. 체스터턴 잉글랜드의 작가

G・K・チェスタトン

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Gilbert Çesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton Brits journalist

Gilbert Keith Chesterton pisarz angielski

Gilbert Keith Chesterton scrittore, giornalista e aforista inglese

Gilbertas Kitas Čestertonas

Gilberts Kīts Čestertons

Gilbertus Keith Chesterton

Tjesterton, Gilbert Kijt 1874-1936

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Гилберт Кит Честертон английский христианский мыслитель, журналист и писатель

Гилберт Кит Честертон англиски христијански писател и новинар

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Гілберт Кіт Честертон

Гілберт Кіт Честертон англійський християнський мислитель, журналіст і письменник

Гільберт Кійт Чэстэртан

Гільберт Кійт Чэстэртан брытанскі пісьменнік

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Честертон, Г. (Гилберт Кит), 1874-1936

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Честертон, Г. К. (Гилберт Кит), 1874-1936

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Честертон, Гилберт К. (Гилберт Кийт), 1874-1936

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Честертон, Гилберт Кийт 1874-1936

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צ'סטרטון, גילברט קית', 1874-1936

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체스터턴, G. K. 1874-1936

체스터턴, 길버트 K. 1874-1936

체스터턴, 길버트 케이스 1874-1936

체스터턴, 길버트 키스 1874-1936

체스터튼, G. K. 1874-1936

체스터튼, 길버트 키스 1874-1936

ギルバート・ケイス・チェスタートン

チェスタートン, G. K.

チェスタートン, ギルバート・キース

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The innocence of Father BrownOrthodoxyA miscellany of menHereticsThe man who knew too muchThe wisdom of Father BrownThe club of Queer TradesManalive