G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in 1874, and educated at St. Paul's School, where, despite his efforts to achieve honourable oblivion at the bottom of his class, he was singled out as a boy with distinct literary promise. He decided to follow art as a career, and studied at the Slade School, where, while 'attending or not attending to his studies', he met Ernest Hodder-Williams, who encouraged Chesterton in his writing. At his request he reviewed a number of books for the Bookman and found himself launched on a profession he was to follow all his life. Probably his most famous stories are those of 'Father Brown,' but he wrote much about every conceivable subject under or beyond the sun. The best accounts of his life are to be found in his own Autobiography, published soon after his death in 1936, and in Miss Maisie Ward's Life of him.

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Autobiography of G. K. Chesterton
by G. K. Chesterton
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Ball and the Cross
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Best of Father Brown
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Bread and Wine
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Brit. Lit. Volume 8
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Common Sense 101
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Everlasting Man
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Everlasting Man
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Father Brown Reader
by G. K. Chesterton adapted by Nancy Carpenter Brown
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Father Brown Stories Part I
by G. K. Chesterton
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Father Brown Stories Part II
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Favorite Father Brown Stories
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Flying Inn
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Heretics
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In Defense of Sanity: The Best Essays of G.K. Chesterton
by G. K. Chesterton
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Man Who Knew Too Much
by G. K. Chesterton
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Man Who Knew Too Much
by G. K. Chesterton
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Mystery for 9th-Adult
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Man Who Was Thursday
by G. K. Chesterton
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Manalive
by G.K. Chesterton
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Oliver Twist
Everyman's Library
by Charles Dickens
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Orthodoxy
by G. K. Chesterton
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Orthodoxy
by C. K. Chesterton
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Orthodoxy
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St. Thomas Aquinas and St. Francis of Assisi
by G. K. Chesterton
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Tale of Two Cities
Everyman's Library
by Charles Dickens
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Victorian Novel for 9th-Adult
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Well and the Shallows
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