The Defendant

The Defendant

G. k. Chesterton G. k. Chesterton


The Defendant is a collection of essays written by G.K. Chesterton in 1901. The essays in this collection cover a wide range of topics, from politics and social issues to literature and art. Chesterton's writing style is known for its wit and humor, and this collection is no exception. He uses his sharp wit and clever arguments to defend his...More
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) was an English writer, philosopher, lay theologian, and literary and art critic. He has been referred to as the "prince of paradox". Time magazine observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out." Chesterton wrote around 80 books, several hundred poems, some 200 short stories, 4,000 essays (mostly newspaper columns), and several plays. He was a literary and social critic, historian, playwright, novelist, Catholic theologian and apologist, debater, and mystery writer.

Publish Date : 25 Jan 2023

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