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Alarms and Discursions (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Alarms and Discursions (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by G. K. Chesterton
 

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This wide-ranging 1906 sampler of the wit of the polymath and pundit includes “On Gargoyles,” “A Man and His Newspaper,” “Cheese,” “The Futurists,” “The Anarchist,” “How I Found the Superman,” and more. His thoughts on topics such as heaven (a place where boys can roughhouse without hurting

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This wide-ranging 1906 sampler of the wit of the polymath and pundit includes “On Gargoyles,” “A Man and His Newspaper,” “Cheese,” “The Futurists,” “The Anarchist,” “How I Found the Superman,” and more. His thoughts on topics such as heaven (a place where boys can roughhouse without hurting themselves) and driving (versus walking) are unique and wise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411458734
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
10/18/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
316
Sales rank:
1,074,759
File size:
275 KB

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G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was a prolific and influential English writer known for the wide-range of his talents, which included mysteries, fantasies, and Christian apologetics.  A spirited Catholic polemicist, he was the author of the beloved Father Brown mysteries, as well as of the classic metaphysical thriller, The Man Who Was Thursday.

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Alarms And Discursions 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A fascinating collection of essays by Christian writer Chesterton. This collection really gives you something to think about.