7 best short stories by G. K. Chesterton
Gilbert Keith Chesterton was an English journalist and writer, born in London on May 29, 1874. He was educated at St. Paul's School and then joined the Slade School of London to study arts. His family was Anglican, but in 1922 Chesterton was converted to Catholicism by influence of the writer Hilaire Belloc with whom maintained great friendship. Chesterton was also well-known in his day for the debates with George Bernard Shaw, H. Wells, Bertrand Russell, and Clarence Darrow, in which his logic of thought and good humor won the public. He died on June 14, 1936, leaving all his assets to the Catholic Church. In this volume the critic August Nemo selected some if his most interesting stories: - The Blue Cross - The Invisible Man - The Man Who Was Thursday A Nightmare - The Strange Crime of John Boulnois - The Three Tools of Death - The Wrong Shape - The Mistake of the Machine
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