Wisdom and Innocence: A Life of G.K. Chesterton

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Ignatius Press, 1997 - Performing Arts - 522 pages
This readable biography examines his intimate relationships with wife and brother, and Hilaire Belloc, Bernard Shaw and H. G. Wells, as well as his prolific work.

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A delightful book that shows the man for who he was; a great defender of the faith and of truth, a loving husband and a wise and innocent little boy masquerading as a great big elf. Read full review

Wisdom and innocence: a life of G. K. Chesterton

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In this spiritual biography of the English social commentator and author, most memorably, of the Father Brown mysteries, English author Pearce focuses primarily on Chesterton's conversion to Roman ... Read full review

About the author (1997)

Joseph Pearce, director of the Aquinas Center for Faith and Culture at Aquinas College in Nashville, is the author of three books on Shakespeare, all published by Ignatius Press, and is the editor of the Ignatius Critical Editions of Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth. He is editor of the St. Austin Review (or StAR), a magazine of Christian culture and tradition published by St. Augustine's Press.

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