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All Things Considered (Illustrated) (St. Dismas Catholic Classics) (Volume 1)

All Things Considered (Illustrated) (St. Dismas Catholic Classics) (Volume 1)

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  • ISBN-13: 9781499290219
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date: Apr 28, 2014
  • Edition: Ill
  • Pages: 210 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.48 x 9.00 x 6.00 inches


"All Things Considered" features more than thirty columns that G. K. Chesterton wrote for the London Daily News in the years before World War I. Covering a variety of themes, each is written with the same high quality that readers have come to expect of Chesterton. In an essay on canvassing, Chesterton ponders some unusual double standards. In another, he writes about daily annoyances. Another covers literature. But regardless of the topic, each of the essays in "All Things Considered" is the usual Chesterton masterpiece, tempting the reader to track down even more of the 4,000 newspaper columns penned by Chesterton during his career. G. K. Chesterton is well known as a novelist, essayist, storyteller, poet, philosopher, theologian, historian, artist, and critic. He's less well-known as a journalist these days, yet all evidence indicates that he viewed his work for the various newspapers as his primary raison-de-etre. Therefore anyone interested in exploring the works of this colossal genius should include a sampling of his newspaper columns, as featured in "All Things Considered," along with all of his other brilliant books.

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