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But Friendship eats up time. May 16, Laura rated it it was ok Shelves: Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, educated at St. Jul 12, Meg mr.ppond it liked it.
Radio adaptation of GK Chesterton’s detective stories. Rosa rated it liked it Jan 24, But well worth it, and he inserts philosophical musings on all sorts of things — friendship, men, women, love, conversation, etc — into the writing, via the enigmatic story-teller Mr Pond.
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The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond
It is a thing of great moments; and it lives on the memory of moments. Simply delicious, in Chesterton’s general tone. Perhaps it is a fragile illusion; perhaps, on the other hand, it is eternal and beyond time.
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 Second World War and the subsequent British Empire decolonization.
Aug 17, Ange rated it it was amazing. May 18, Michael Joosten rated it really liked it.
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Chesterton paints word pictures that are kind of like an Arthur Rackham illustration – realistic, distorted and ethereal whimsy. Not the mysteries I thought they’d be, nor are they exceptional short stories. Matthew has already reviewed the book, so I’ll just use this space to record my favourite part: Now in the public domain with a free electronic copy mr.plnd here. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Published inThe Paradoxes of Mr. By all means give it a read, but only if you’ve already finished with most of Chesterton’s fiction. Jun 02, Jeff Hobbs marked it as to-read Shelves: For once I have to stop and actually read the words that make up the sentences.
Pond’s outrageous statement, which precedes every tale. And so it goes with lss Paradoxes of Mr. Dec 29, Nina Ive rated it parafojas it. But they’re going to suppress that newspaper.
Called by some as the worst book that G. The main characters in the book are Mr. Jun 15, Matthew rated it really liked it Shelves: He knew that a poet or a prophet could be as dangerous as an army. Pond, who has a paradoxical reputation among his friends, but in fact who is simply stating truism in the most shortened fashion.
I can see why the author was popular – since he’s a fantastically precise and deliciously understated humorous writer, such that his prose transports you to the genteel world of Victorian palm-filled tea rooms, etc.
He wrote a hundred books, contributions to more, hundreds of poems, including the epic Ballad of the White Horseparwdojas plays, five novels, and some two hundred short stories, including a popular series featuring m.pond priest-detective, Father Brown.
I wouldn’t read Chesterton again I think.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I forgot I rm.pond 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. Pond don’t quite read like detective stories. Not as famous or clever as Father Brown, but another wonderful read from the brilliant, labyrinthian mind of GK.
The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond by G.K. Chesterton
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 eight well-written humorous mysteries – which can be characterized as ingenious, light, escapist fiction, the opposite of thrillers.
I enjoyed it almost more than Father Brown. Great writing, oas 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. Want to Read saving….