Alarms and Discursions

Alarms and Discursions


G. k. Chesterton G. k. Chesterton

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"Alarms and Discursions" is a collection of essays written by the renowned G.K. Chesterton. These essays showcase Chesterton's brilliance as a writer, with clever metaphors and thought-provoking insights that will leave the reader pondering long after the book is closed. Chesterton's unique perspective on heaven as a place where little boys can...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 : 26 Jan 2023

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