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To ask other readers questions about The Paradoxes of Mr. It is a thing of great moments; and it lives on the memory of moments.
Nobody doing much jumping around. Pond to be more appealing than that of Sherlock though I have only read two Sherlock stories. As t Called by some as the worst book that G.
It’s my first Chesterton, so I’ll have to give another story a try before rendering judgement on the author. As the result, the reader gets treated to such humorous gems as “Naturally, having no legs, he came first in the foot race. My favorite short story of all time, “Ring of Lovers,” is in this book. The reason is the mechanism Chesterton chose to draw dr all together: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Perhaps it is a fragile illusion; perhaps, on the other hand, it Wonderfully plotted short mysteries by a 20th century writer who mrp.ond offers some brilliant insights into human nature.
Kathy rated it liked it Jul 09, In spite of his literary accomplishments, he considered himself primarily a journalist. The central idea is to confront the dominant genre of detective stories along the Sherlock Holmes’ line of inquiry.
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He also edited his own newspaper, G. Chesterton’s style of writing is both captivating and literate, and this book in particular is worth reading and rereading several times.
While the protagonists of Four Faultless Felons also deal in paradoxes, their delivery felt more natural, while Pond’s poor communications co I always enjoy reading Chesterton, even if it isn’t the best Chesterton. Chesterton’s final collection of detective stories, published after his death in Nov 21, Matt Sautman rated it it was amazing.
May 16, Laura rated it it was ok Shelves: Aug 17, Ange rated it it was amazing. Pond is incredibly charming, an occupant living in a world that does not always take him as seriously as they they should. Open Preview See a Problem? I was reminded of the Jeeves stories that I read long ago as a child given the correctness and gentility of the characters and the mild disparagement of anyone or anything not British, really the final echo of a non-ironic sense of British superiority in the waning days of Empire, given that the stories were written just before the Secon This volume consists of mr.poond well-written humorous mysteries – which can be characterized as ingenious, light, escapist fiction, the opposite of thrillers.
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This was an amazing book! Feb 19, Smallllama rated it it was amazing. A pleasant enough read but not a book I’ll revisit.
I love Chesterton’s non-fiction, top drawer stuff. I started this book as a pleasurable digression from other more ponderous essays.
Dec 29, Nina Ive rated it liked it. Takes a bit of attention to read bc Chesterton is an early 20thC journalist from the Uk, steeped in the classical tradition, his writing is a bit more dense but very lyrical, and his plots are complicated and take time to build up. 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.
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Simply delicious, in Chesterton’s general tone. Then his friends laugh at his ability to condense something deep into something so pithy and inexplicable.
Lists with This Book. Refresh and try again. Joan, now married to Gahagan, appears in the framing sequence of “A Tall Story”. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. The social commentaries regarding War, Nostalgia, and Culture are equally as stimulating.
Fabulous stuff, very wittily plotted short stories. The reader will find him or herself eagerly digesting the story to find the resolution to Mr. It’s great escapist fiction – entertaining, soothing and so forth. Return to Book Page. View all 4 comments. I forgot I like that, part of the reason I so enjoyed Moby Dick while in Spain, so much language to loll about in rather than chasing the action and skimming dialogue. Cute, old school Sherlock Holmes type detective stories.