A Miscellany Of Men

By: G. K. Chesterton
Published By: Double9 Books
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A Miscellany of Men is a classic work of famous English writer, philosopher, literary and art critic, G.K. Chesterton. It is a collection of more than thirty humorous short stories and essays, published in 1912. He has covered topics from literature to philosophy and history to social criticism. He has given a picturesque of 20th century Europe. His social, historical, literary and religious illustrations are very important in the study of 20th century Europe. 'The Miser and His Friends' to 'The Red Reactionary' from 'The Separatist and Sacred Things' to 'The New Theologian' and 'The Romantic in the Rain' give us contemporary vision of the social living. He reveals truths through enlightening observations. The uniqueness of his writing is that, on one hand he criticizes the weary facts of capitalism and on the other hand, he condemns inhuman bureasicratic socialism.

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G. K. Chesterton

G.K.Chesterton, in full Gilbert Keith Chesterton (29 May 1874-14 June 1936), English critic and author of poetry, essays, novels, and short stories, known also for his dynamic personality and obese figure. He was an important English writer of the early twentieth century. His productive and various output included journalism, poetry, biography, Christian apologetics, fantasy and detective fiction. He has been concerned to as the 'prince of paradox'. He devoted his extraordinary brain and creative power to the reform of English government and society. He was knowledgeable at St. Paul's, and went to art school at University College London. He wrote 100 books, contributions to 200 more, hundreds of poems, including the epic Ballad of the White Horse, five plays, five novels, and some short stories, including a popular series featuring the priest-detective, Father Brown. Chesterton expired on 14 June 1936 at his home in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 145 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9356562385
  • ISBN-13: 9789356562387
  • Item Weight: 174g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.37 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General, Literary Collections / Essays, Education / Philosophy & Social Aspects