Tag Archives: G. K. Chesterton

Books I Read in July and August 2014

The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton — I read this while traveling to and from Chicago by train. It contains an interesting discussion of order vs. chaos between two poets. Lucian Gregory claims, “The poet delights in … Continue reading

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Books I’ve Read So Far in 2014

Here is a list (not quite in order) of those books that I have read completely through so far this year. The Mystery in the Drood Family by Montagu Saunders (Cambridge: at the University Press, 1914) — I read this … Continue reading

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Our Mutual Friend

Our Mutual Friend is Dickens’s last completed novel. The story revolves around the Harmon fortune. Old John Harmon, a cold-hearted miser, has died leaving his fortune to his estranged son, also John Harmon, on condition that he marry Bella Wilfer. … Continue reading

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