The Man Who Was Thursday

The Man Who Was Thursday

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by G.K. Chesterton

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Product Description

This Ignatius Press edition of Chesterton’s masterpiece and most famous novel, The Man Who Was Thursday, explicates and enriches the complete text with extensive footnotes, together with an introductory essay on the metaphysical meaning of Chesterton’s profound allegory. Chesterton’s most famous novel centers on a a policeman who infiltrates a secret organization of anarchists. Martin Gardner sees the novel’s anarchists as symbols of our God-given free will, and the mysterious Sunday as representing Nature, with its strange mixture of good and evil when considered as distinct from God, as a mask hiding the transcendental face of the creator. The book also includes a bibliography listing the novel’s many earlier editions and stage dramatizations, as well as numerous illustrations that further illuminate the text.

Great for starting arguments.

Additional Information

Weight 0.925 lbs
Dimensions 5.25 x 1 x 8 in
Author

G.K. Chesterton

Publisher

Ignatius Press

Binding

Paperback

Published Date

2004

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