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Published: 11 October 2012

782 Pages | 17 black and white images


ISBN: 9780199655762

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G. K. Chesterton

A Biography

Ian Ker

  • A major new biography offering the first comprehensive intellectual and literary life of G. K. Chesterton, drawing on many unpublished letters and papers
  • Emphasises Chesterton's philosophy of humour that he habitually used as a medium for comprehending and interpreting life
  • Contains new analysis of Chesterton's oft-overlooked role as a literary critic
  • Examines Chesterton's religious development and his later role as apologist for Roman Catholicism