Whose Birthday Is It? May 29, 2016

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874)

A British man of letters, Chesterton wasjournalist, scholar, novelist, short-story writer,and poet. He wrote essays on Christianity and works of social and literary criticism on subjects such as Charles Dickens. His fiction includes the popular allegorical novel The Man Who Was Thursday, and his most successful creation, the series of detective novels featuring the priest-sleuth Father Brown.Chesterton was also known for collaborating with what author?More…



Print Friendly, PDF & Email