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He wrote a hundred books, contributions to more, hundreds of poems, including the epic Ballad of the White Horsefi Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, educated at St. Feb 16, Stephen rated it it was amazing.

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

Pond takes the whole thing of paradoxes to a new level. Trivia About The Paradoxes of Jan 02, Bbrown rated it liked it Shelves: Chesterton’s final collection of detective stories. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to ls. It’s great escapist fiction – entertaining, soothing and so forth. By all means give it a read, but mr.pojd if you’ve already finished with most of Chesterton’s fiction. The reader will find him or herself eagerly digesting the story to find the resolution to Mr.

Pond are almost his parables, and are a concentrated dose of Chesterton’s famous addiction to irony, litotes and, well, paradox. Although, I suppose, technically a collection of mystery short stories, The Paradoxes of Mr.


Nov 21, Matt Sautman rated it it was amazing. Chesterton paints word pictures that are kind of like an Mr.ponf Rackham illustration – realistic, distorted and ethereal whimsy. Dec 29, Nina Ive rated it liked it.

The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond

Pond to be more appealing than that of Sherlock though I have only read two Sherlock stories. While the protagonists of Four Faultless Felons also deal in paradoxes, their delivery felt more natural, while Pond’s poor communications come off as more blatant mystery setups than what Chesterton usually writes.

Joan, now married to Gahagan, appears in the framing sequence of “A Tall Story”. Jul 16, Julie rated it it was ok. 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.

My favorite short story of all time, “Ring of Lovers,” is in this book. He also edited his own newspaper, G. Feb 19, Smallllama rated it it was amazing. Chesterton was equally at ease with literary and social criticism, history, politics, economics, philosophy, and theology.

May 16, Laura rated it it was ok Shelves: PaperbackDover Books on Literature and Dramapages. Jun 02, Jeff Hobbs marked it as to-read Shelves: Pondplease sign up. Posthumously published, Chesterton’s last crime novels.

Pond’s is about knowing the mental-model that each individual brings to the interpretation of the same data. Preview — The Paradoxes of Mr.

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.


Mar 01, Ci rated it liked it. But Friendship eats up time. Wonderfully plotted short mysteries by a 20th century writer who also offers some brilliant insights into human nature. The following quotes may give you an idea of the author’s finely polished style: Perhaps it is a fragile illusion; perhaps, on the other hand, it Wonderfully plotted short mysteries by a 20th century writer who also offers some brilliant insights into human nature.

As t Called by some as the worst book that G. Published inThe Paradoxes of Mr.

Is it not enough for them to be served and saved? I wouldn’t read Chesterton again I think. 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.

And then he explains it as though it’s obvious. To ask other readers questions about The Paradoxes of Mr. 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”.

Simply delicious, in Chesterton’s general tone. Simple, short, riddle like detective stories. Refresh and try again.