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

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

by G. K. Chesterton

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Twelve Types: A Book of Essays (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) by G. K. Chesterton

In this rich collection of biographical essays, Chesterton illuminates twelve of the most influential figures in European history. With characteristic insight and critical thought, Chesterton creates enduring portraits of such figures as Charlotte Brontë, Lord Byron, Thomas Carlyle, Charles II, St. Francis of Assisi, Alexander Pope, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Leo Tolstoy.    

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411443846
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 02/22/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 214
Sales rank: 900,140
File size: 257 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was was known as the “prince of paradox,” and 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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