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He wrote over newspaper essays, including 30 years worth of weekly columns for the Illustrated London News, and 13 years of weekly columns for the Daily News. Things are not what they seemed to observers; each of us brings our own mental framework to interpret what we saw.

May 18, Michael Joosten rated it really liked it. He wrote a hundred books, contributions to more, hundreds of poems, including the epic Ballad of the White Horsefive plays, five novels, and some two hundred short stories, including a popular series featuring the priest-detective, Father Brown.

Jul 12, Meg rated it liked it. In this case he should have been exiled for being important; but he was so very important that nobody could be told of his importance. Matthew has already reviewed the book, so I’ll just use this mr.ppond to record my favourite part: Refresh and try again. Preview — The Paradoxes of Mr. Great writing, very good stories especially the three first ones and tons of those witty sentences that make Chesterton one of the best writers ever existing in the Earth.



Sep 28, Leslie rated it liked it Shelves: One can enjoy the lxs wit in such stories, but the plot-lines are thought-experiments in the barest form.

I can see why the author was popular – since he’s a fantastically precise and deliciously understated humorous writer, such that his prose transports se to the genteel world of Victorian palm-filled paardojas rooms, etc.

Feb 13, Heath rated it really liked it. Joan, now married to Gahagan, appears in the framing sequence of “A Tall Story”. Wonderfully plotted short mysteries by a 20th century writer who also offers some brilliant insights into human nature.

Also mentioned in more than one chapter are Violet Varney, an actress, and her sister Joan, to whom Gahagan proposes after being suspected of having an affair with Lord Crome’s wife in “Ring of Lovers”.

The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond

He takes ordinary images and pulls out the extraordinary, the humorous, the absurd, and the magical. Jul 16, Julie rated it it was ok. Pond is incredibly charming, an occupant living in a world parsdojas does not always take him as seriously as they they should.

Feb 19, Smallllama rated it it was amazing. Laura Jean rated it liked it Aug 29, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

The reason is the mechanism Chesterton chose to draw them all together: This doesn’t get any extra, because although his wonderful style is there, the characters do not come to life – I can’t ‘see’ Mr Pond, or the captain, and the puzzles don’t always work.


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Kathy rated it m.pond it Jul 09, The central idea is to confront the dominant genre of detective stories along the Sherlock Holmes’ line of inquiry. I enjoyed it almost more than Father Brown. This was an amazing book! But I must confess that I sometimes find his fiction tedious and contrived, with fun spots here and there. They were a bit more forced.

D complex interaction I started this book as a pleasurable digression from other more ponderous essays. Pond brings the paradoxes that Chesterton loves so much to the fore through the titular character of Mr.

The character of Mr. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, educated at St.

The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond by G.K. Chesterton

Lists paravojas This Book. Radio adaptation of GK Chesterton’s detective stories. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Nobody doing much jumping around.

Jan 31, Douglas Wilson rated it liked it Shelves: I always enjoy reading Chesterton, even if it isn’t the best Chesterton. Then his friends kas at his ability to condense something deep into something so pithy and inexplicable.

Oct 08, Lucy rated it liked it. Chesterton paints word pictures that are kind of like an Arthur Rackham illustration – realistic, distorted and ethereal whimsy.