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The Napoleon of Notting Hill - G.K. Chesterton
The Napoleon of Notting Hill
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781600965234 (1600965237)
Publisher: Waking Lion Press
Pages no: 188
Edition language: English
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The Library of Babel
The Library of Babel rated it
3.5 G.K. Chesterton - The Napoleon of Notting Hill
Unusual and engrossing "The Napoleon of Notting Hill" kept me company amidst the chaos of Terminal 3 in Heathrow while waiting to embark on the first long distance flight of my life. My impression is that Mr Chesterton was too much far ahead for his times but didn't care a bit having a good sport in...
spocksbro rated it
The first chapter of Notting Hill lays out the author’s theory about the “art of prophecy.” Prophets observe the fads and fallacies of their own eras and project their logical conclusions into the future. Thus, H.G. Wells envisions a secular, scientific utopia where religion and superstition are ban...
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I once read an Amazon list titled "Chesterton is the Besterton." Now I understand why.The Napoleon of Notting Hill is set in an alternate 1984, one that isn't much different than 1904. Technology stopped progressing and most people stopped caring about government. Democracy has given way to despo...
lonesomepoint rated it
The Napoleon of Notting Hill is one of the best books you've probably never read. Even for some literature majors and heavy readers, probably; it was never required reading for me. Conservative intellectuals are familiar with it. That's how I heard of it--a reference from paleoconservative critic Th...
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