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The Ball and the Cross by G. K. Chesterton

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The Ball and the Cross
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Publisher: John Lane Company
ISBN/ASIN: 1505481554
Number of pages: 249

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Like much of G. K. Chesterton's fiction, 'The Ball and the Cross' is both witty and profound, cloaking serious religious and philosophical inquiry in sparkling humor and whimsy, delighting and challenging readers with its heady mixture of fantasy, farce, and theology.

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