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The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare - G.K. Chesterton
The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare
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The Man Who Was Thursday By G. K. Chesterton
The Man Who Was Thursday By G. K. Chesterton
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781613824023 (1613824025)
ASIN: 1613824025
Publisher: Simon & Brown
Pages no: 186
Edition language: English
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Reflections
Reflections rated it
4.5 ?!?!?
I really enjoyed this, but couldn't begin to explain it. It's sort of like an appealing but absurd poem with religious and philosophical undertones.
bibliokay
bibliokay rated it
5.0 The Man Who Was Thursday
He came of a family of cranks, in which all the oldest people had all the newest notions. One of his uncles always walked about without a hat, and another had made an unsuccessful attempt to walk about with a hat and nothing else. His father cultivated art and self-realisation; his mother went in fo...
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it
3.0 The Man Who Was Thursday
Some 20 years ago, I went to a "Haunted Trail" on Halloween. This was a thing I used to do on Halloween, and I went with a few friends of mine, as I usually did. It was fun and frightening and enticing, as a good haunted trail should be, but then, at the end of said trail, we were treated to a ten...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
4.0 The Man Who Was Thursday
Slacktivist, aka Fred Clark said I should read this, and so I have. Were I able to give this +s and -s, I'd rate it 4*-, which means it was a pretty good book. Some of my problems with it might be that I didn't understand its deeper meanings. It's likely allegorical or symbolic or something. The sto...
Proctosophy
Proctosophy rated it
3.5 The Man Who Was Thursday review
This review will be kind of a complaint. I've wanted to read Chesterton for awhile, being interested in his Catholicism and in his reputed brilliance. Brilliant he certainly is, and the start of this book really grabbed me, opening like the kind of breakneck-paced adventure novel that Jules Verne m...
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