Essayist G.K. Chesterton was a master. However, reading his essays is more than just an exercise in studying literature at its best; it is also a chance to come across universal truths that still ring true today.
Chesterton's essays are only problematic in that there are much too many of them. five thousand plus For the majority of GKC readers, it is impossible to even begin to approach them or know where to start.
Therefore, the "best" Chesterton articles have been chosen by Dale Ahlquist, Joseph Pearce, and Aidan Mackey, three of the world's foremost Chesterton experts. This collection will be enjoyed by both beginning and advanced Chesterton students.
Astonishingly diverse topics include gargoyles, judges, architects, mystics, ghosts, pyrotechnics, rain, and many others. Along with a study at the Bible, Shakespeare, Dickens, Jane Austen, George MacDonald, and T.S. Eliot. All in GKC's distinctive, powerful, but always quotable style. The consistency of Chesterton's thinking that unites everything is even more amazing than the variety. a true feast for the heart and mind.
While some of the articles in this collection might be well-known, many of them are being collected here for the first time in well over a century.