Meet G. K. Chesterton

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Meet G.K. Chesterton

– by Shane Fuller

GK 3“He said something about everything and he said it better than anyone else.”

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, who is commonly and most often referred to as G. K. Chesterton, was born in 1874 and lived until 1936. He would go down as one of the best writers in the 20th Century.

He was born in London and educated at St. Paul’s. Surprisingly, Chesterton never attended college, but went to art school instead. He began writing when, as an art student, he was asked to contribute a few articles to an art magazine where he critiqued some new pieces. From those humble beginnings, Chesterton would go on to write over 100 of his own books, while contributing to over 200 more. He also wrote hundreds of poems, five plays, five novels, nearly 200 short stories. Chesterton, who considered himself more of a journalist than a writer, also wrote weekly columns for 43…

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2 pensieri riguardo “Meet G. K. Chesterton

    Rudy Carrera ha detto:
    agosto 4, 2015 alle 6:52 pm

    A magnificent writer and a great man.

    paolomerolla ha risposto:
    agosto 5, 2015 alle 6:14 am

    Absolutely, your description says everything that’s needed. Thanks Rudy.

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