e-books in G. K. Chesterton category
by G. K. Chesterton , 1925
Tales of the Long Bow are eight ingenious episodes concerning people who do things that are proverbially impossible. The teasing intricacy of their interlocking narratives heightens the excitement, yet the tales are simple and vivid.
by G. K. Chesterton - Dodd, Mead & Company , 1927
Michael Herne, the librarian at Seawood Abbey, is asked to play the part of a medieval king. He not only takes his role seriously by thoroughly researching the Middle Ages, when the play is concluded, he refuses to take off the costume ...
by G. K. Chesterton - John Lane Co. , 1914
The Flying Inn is set in a future England where the Temperance movement has allowed a bizarre form of 'Progressive' Islam to dominate the political and social life of the country. Because of this, alcohol sales are effectively prohibited.
by G. K. Chesterton - John Lane Company , 1909
Like much of G. K. Chesterton's fiction, this novel is both witty and profound, cloaking serious religious and philosophical inquiry in sparkling humor and whimsy, delighting and challenging readers with its mixture of fantasy, farce, and theology.
by G. K. Chesterton - Thomas Nelson and Sons , 1912
Manalive is a book detailing a popular theme in Christianity of the 'holy fool'. Chesterton's truths play leapfrog with one another, but they always land squarely on their feet. Nowhere is this more apparent than in this hilarious story...
by G. K. Chesterton - Project Gutenberg , 1999
Chesterton's classic novella tackles anarchy, social order, God, peace, war, religion, human nature, and other concepts. He manages to mash it all together into a delightful satire, full of tongue-in-cheek commentary that is still relevant today.
by G. K. Chesterton - Chatto and Windus , 1917
This volume covers quickly, yet completely, the history of England from early Roman times to the time of the Great War, World War I. Gilbert Keith Chesterton is certainly one of the most entertaining, and important, authors in the English language.