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Echo Library, Feb 1, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 124 pages
17 Reviews
qNothing more strangely indicates an enormous and silent evil of modern society than the extraordinary use which is made nowadays of the word a'orthodox a'q begins the author.

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Review: Heretics

User Review  - Julie Davis - Goodreads

I completely forgot to mention I read this. It had that joie de vivre with which Chesterton always tilted at opponents. The problem was that some of the opponents' names and causes have faded so that ... Read full review

Review: Heretics

User Review  - Daniel Millard - Goodreads

In hindsight, this was the wrong Chesterton book to start with. I had read an introduction to Chesterton's work "Chesterton: The Apostle of Common Sense" by Dale Ahlquist) and found myself enjoying ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

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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