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The Man Who Was Thursday

A Nightmare

The Man Who Was Thursday( )
Author: Chesterton, G. K.
ISBN:978-1-4922-6150-6
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.99
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The Man Who Was Thursday (First published 1908)Gabriel Syme - a poet-turned-detective - is an anti-anarchist police corps spy who meets seven men. Each is named after a day of the week and Thursday is soon to be elected. Syme infiltrates the group (called the Central Anarchist Council) and battles to derail a terrorist plot. The bestselling novel is an entertaining mix of genres from thriller to detective story to Gothic romance.'The Man Who Was Thursday' explores the heartlessness of...
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Pages:178
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.06 x 7.81 x 0.41 Inches
Book Weight:0.56 Pounds
Author Biography
Chesterton, G. K. (Author)
Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, England, in 1874. He began his education at St Paul's School, and later went on to study art at the Slade School, and literature at University College in London.

Chesterton wrote a great deal of poetry, as well as works of social and literary criticism. Among his most notable books are The Man Who Was Thursday, a metaphysical thriller, and The Everlasting Man, a history of humankind's spiritual progress. After Chesterton converted to Catholicism in 1922, he wrote mainly on religious topics. Chesterton is most known for creating the famous priest-detective character Father Brown, who first appeared in "The Innocence of Father Brown."

Chesterton died in 1936 at the age of 62.

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