Twelve Types

Twelve Types

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by G. K. Chesterton
     
 

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Collection of biographical essays, including CHARLOTTE BRONTE, WILLIAM MORRIS AND HIS SCHOOL, THE OPTIMISM OF BYRON, POPE AND THE ART OF SATIRE, FRANCIS, ROSTAND, CHARLES II, STEVENSON, THOMAS CARLYLE, TOLSTOY AND THE CULT OF SIMPLICITY, SAVONAROLA, and THE POSITION OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. According to Wikipedia: "Gilbert Keith Chesterton (29 May 1874 – 14 June… See more details below

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Collection of biographical essays, including CHARLOTTE BRONTE, WILLIAM MORRIS AND HIS SCHOOL, THE OPTIMISM OF BYRON, POPE AND THE ART OF SATIRE, FRANCIS, ROSTAND, CHARLES II, STEVENSON, THOMAS CARLYLE, TOLSTOY AND THE CULT OF SIMPLICITY, SAVONAROLA, and THE POSITION OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. According to Wikipedia: "Gilbert Keith Chesterton (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) was an influential English writer of the early 20th century. His prolific and diverse output included journalism, philosophy, poetry, biography, Christian apologetics, fantasy and detective fiction. Chesterton has been called the "prince of paradox." Time magazine, in a review of a biography of Chesterton, observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out."

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ISBN-13:
9781455362127
Publisher:
B&R Samizdat Express
Publication date:
02/16/2015
Series:
cover
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Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
467,307
File size:
0 MB

Meet the Author

Geboren am 29.05.1874 in London; gestorben am 14.06.1936 in Beaconsfield.

Chesterton war der Sohn eines Auktionators. Er besuchte die Kunstschule und arbeitete als Karrikaturist und Journalist. Ab 1900 war er hauptberuflich Schriftsteller. Er heiratete 1901. Chesterton betätigte sich in allen literarischen Sparten. Bekannt geworden ist er ist er vor allem durch seine Detektivgeschichten des "Father Brown".

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