CHESTERTON, Gilbert Keith

The Man Who Knew Too Much

Book that contains eight tales with two people who are in all cases: an English aristocrat, Horne Fisher, who knows almost all the people who are the protagonists of public life and a young journalist. In...

The everlasting man

In “The Everlasting Man”, one of G.K. Chesterton's masterpieces, the author examines the nature of man and the figure of Christ. In the first part, Chesterton studies man as a simple animal, arguing that it...

The Man Who was Thursday

G. K. Chesterton's surreal masterpiece is a psychological thriller that centers on seven anarchists in turn-of-the-century London who call themselves by the names of the days of the week. Chesterton...

Orthodoxy

A masterpiece by G.K. Chesterton. The author tries to explain how man can come to believe what the Christian faith presents, with his characteristic style: good humor, a bit of irony and a lot of depth. He...

The Napoleon of Notting Hill

A horrible succession of randomly selected Kings of England is broken when Auberon Quin is chosen, who doesn't care about anything but a good joke. For fun, he institutes elaborate costumes for the provosts...

The Flying Inn

Story written by G.K. Chesterton, with his characteristic ironic and paradoxical style. It begins with a ban in England on the sale of alcoholic beverages. An innkeeper and a captain, a friend of his, steal...