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The Man Who Was Thursday

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 3,355 Ratings and 688 Reviews

Book Description
In an article published the day before his death, G.K. Chesterton called The Man Who Was Thursday "a very melodramatic sort of moonshine." Set in a phantasmagoric London where policemen are poets and anarchists camouflage themselves as, well, anarchists, his 1907 novel offers up one highly colored enigma after another. If that weren't enough, the author also throws in an elephant chase and a hot-a... More
Book Information
PublisherWaking Lion Press
BindingPaperback (71 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages234
ISBN-101600964974
ISBN-13978-1600964978
Publication Date08/03/2006
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About G. K. Chesterton (Author) : Gilbert Keith Chesterton (May 29, 1874–June 14, 1936) was an influential English writer of the early 20th century. His prolific and diverse output included journalism, poetry, biography, Christian a... more
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5/13/2009 Deirdre Johnson said:
I fell in love with Gabriel Syme when I was twelve years old, and I have loved him ever since -- as well as his adversary, Gregory. I imagine that if anyone were to marry either one of these characters, it would be, as Harriet Vane famously said to Lord Peter Whimsy, "for the pleasure of hearing ..... more

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