Five Types: A Book of Essays (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Five Types: A Book of Essays (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by G. K. Chesterton

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In 1902 the ever-provocative Chesterton published Twelve Types, a collection of short biographies of famous figures from history. In 1910 he winnowed the table of contents to a mere five: “The Optimism of Byron,” “Pope and the Art of Satire,” “Stevenson,” “Rostand,” and “Charles II.”

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ISBN-13: 9781411445253
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 02/22/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 82
File size: 101 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

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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