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

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The innocence of Father Brown by G. K Chesterton( )

514 editions published between 1900 and 2020 in 16 languages and held by 7,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Father Brown, the author has entered upon a new literary field in a series of detective stories. Strange to say, his hero is not a Sherlock Holmes or a Lecoq, but a gentle little parish priest who uses his knowledge of human nature gained in his religious work to unravel mysterious crimes which have baffled the police. The stories are of the dashing and brilliant kind that Stevenson invented - exciting tales told in artistic manner by a first-class literary hand
The man who was Thursday : a nightmare by G. K Chesterton( )

322 editions published between 1907 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 6,665 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
Orthodoxy by G. K Chesterton( )

364 editions published between 1900 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 5,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is meant to be a companion to "Heretics," and to put the positive side in addition to the negative. Many critics complained of the book called "Heretics" because it merely criticised current philosophies without offering any alternative philosophy. This book is an attempt to answer the challenge. It is unavoidably affirmative and therefore unavoidably autobiographical. The writer has been driven back upon somewhat the same difficulty as that which beset Newman in writing his Apologia; he has been forced to be egotistical only in order to be sincere. While everything else may be different the motive in both cases is the same. It is the purpose of the writer to attempt an explanation, not of whether the Christian Faith can be believed, but of how he personally has come to believe it. The book is therefore arranged upon the positive principle of a riddle and its answer. It deals first with all the writer's own solitary and sincere speculations and then with all the startling style in which they were all suddenly satisfied by the Christian Theology. The writer regards it as amounting to a convincing creed. But if it is not that it is at least a repeated and surprising coincidence. [Publit]
Heretics by Gilbert Keith Chesterton( )

278 editions published between 1900 and 2020 in 9 languages and held by 5,210 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
The man who knew too much by G. K Chesterton( )

133 editions published between 1922 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,719 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( )

207 editions published between 1910 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 4,625 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
A miscellany of men by G. K Chesterton( )

103 editions published between 1910 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 4,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering topics from literature to philosophy, history to social criticism, this is a snapshot of thought on 20th-century Europe (and the world) by one of Europe's sharpest wits and ablest pens. With chapter titles ranging from 'The Miser and His Friends' to 'The Red Reactionary', from 'The Separatist and Sacred Things' to 'The New Theologian' and 'The Romantic in the Rain', this volume includes 39 brief sketches of individuals, each one of whom illustrates an aspect of contemporary society. Social, historical, and religious thought all figure prominently in this book, making it of great use in any study of the literary, religious, and social aspects of early 20th-century England and Europe generally. It will be of interest to students and scholars of the essay in English literature. It is a fine introduction to Chesterton's social criticism, which remains unique for its willingness to criticise some of the uncomfortable truths about capitalism without straying toward an inhuman bureaucratic socialism
The club of Queer Trades by G. K Chesterton( )

223 editions published between 1900 and 2020 in 10 languages and held by 3,824 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
The Napoleon of Notting Hill by G. K Chesterton( )

220 editions published between 1904 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,453 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 ballad of the White Horse by G. K Chesterton( )

136 editions published between 1900 and 2020 in English and held by 3,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred the Great was the seventh-century Saxon King of Wessex who—with the aid of God and the Virgin Mary—defended his land against the Vikings. Incorporating fact and legend, Chesterton's epic 1911 poem narrates Alfred's exploits on the battlefield. It may have provided inspiration for J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings
The Victorian Age in literature by G. K Chesterton( Book )

226 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 3,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the literature of the last century
Manalive by G. K Chesterton( )

128 editions published between 1910 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 3,135 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
Tremendous trifles by G. K Chesterton( )

135 editions published between 1900 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 3,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The thirty-nine short essays in this book are the result (so the author says) of sitting still and letting marvels and adventures settle on him like flies. But though he does not travel to the ends of the earth in search of adventures, he does seem to get around. He goes to Germany and France, wanders about England: even walks when he is tired of waiting for a train. The book first appeared in 1909 and is "dated" in the pleasantest way possible. The sense talked is as good sense -- and as surprising -- as ever, the nonsense still as delightful: only the plain ordinary statements of fact have grown a little misty with distance. English trains, readers will note, do not seem to have changed at all, but when Mr. Chesterton takes a cab it is a small shick to read 'the driver cracked his whip' and realize it was the sort of cab that really went by horsepower. Like another set of Thirty-nine Articles, this book is concerned with Chesterton's faith, not directly his faith in God, but with his faith in the wonder and delight to be found in things and people which the rest of us so blandly call 'ordinary.'" --
Robert Browning by Gilbert Keith Chesterton( Book )

147 editions published between 1903 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,657 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 )

183 editions published between 1900 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 2,586 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 )

165 editions published between 1925 and 2021 in 10 languages and held by 2,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Everlasting Man, G.K. Chesterton paints the full panorama of human history in light of Christian tradition--Amazon
George Bernard Shaw by G. K Chesterton( Book )

174 editions published between 1900 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 2,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donated by Sydney Harris
The trees of pride by G. K Chesterton( )

37 editions published between 1926 and 2020 in English and Czech and held by 2,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Trees of Pride is a mystery tale involving strange transplanted trees and the superstition accompanying them
All things considered by G. K Chesterton( Book )

158 editions published between 1901 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1908 collection of thirty columns Chesterton wrote for the London Daily News is true to its title, a miscellany of many subjects from politics and literature to everyday life. Includes "The Case for the Ephemeral," "Cockneys and Their Jokes," "On Running After One's Hat," "The Worship of the Wealthy," and "Science and Religion."
What I saw in America by G. K Chesterton( )

70 editions published between 1922 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 2,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What I Saw in America is Father Brown creator G.K. Chesterton's classic travelogue about his 1921 tour of America. The bitingly sardonic author pulls no punches with his wry observations on US culture, giving us his take on everything American from Pennsylvania to Prohibition."--
 
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