G.K. Chesterton
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G.K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was a prolific English journalist and author best known for his mystery series featuring the priest-detective Father Brown and for the metaphysical thriller The Man Who Was Thursday. Baptized into the Church of England, Chesterton underwent a crisis of faith as a young man and became fascinated with the occult. He eventually converted to Roman Catholicism and published some of Christianity's most influential apologetics, including Heretics and Orthodoxy.

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    • The Man Who Knew Too Much

    • By: G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Harold Wiederman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 340
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 303
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 301

    In each story collected here, the star detective, Horne Fisher, deals with another strange mystery....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The Prince who Knows Paradox Too Well

    • By Darwin8u on 05-25-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • What’s Wrong with the World

    • By: G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Bernard Mayes
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    In this important book, G.K. Chesterton offers a remarkably perceptive analysis of social and moral issues, even more relevant today than in his own time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Timeless

    • By Steve Hope on 09-14-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Everlasting Man

    • By: G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    Considered by many to be Chesterton's greatest masterpiece, this audiobook declares his comprehensive view of world history as informed by the Incarnation....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellently Narrated

    • By Maria on 04-02-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Orthodoxy

    • By: G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 244
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244

    Orthodoxy addresses one main problem: How can we contrive to be at once astonished at the world and yet at home in it? Chesterton has an answer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A True Gem

    • By Sam French on 05-05-15

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Saint Thomas Aquinas

    • By: G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192

    Dubbed the "Dumb Ox" by his classmates for his shyness, Saint Thomas Aquinas proved to be possessed of the rarest brilliance, justifying the faith of his teacher....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best book on Thomas in English

    • By John Kress on 05-02-16

    Regular price: $17.47

    • St. Francis of Assisi

    • By: G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    Saint Francis of Assisi is one of the most influential men in the whole of human history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • About Time

    • By Cristina on 01-01-16

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Heretics

    • By: G.K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Philippe Duquenoy
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 60

    Chesterton's compilation of essays in Heretics discusses the difference in Orthodoxy and Heretics, rational vs. irrational, and denial vs. affirmation. He questions the existence of man....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Typical Chesterton

    • By Todd on 08-03-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Innocence of Father Brown

    • By: G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 107

    Detective fans of all races and creeds, of all tastes and fancies will delight in the exploits of this wise and whimsical padre......

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Character Development

    • By Donna M. Yuengling on 07-19-18

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Floating Admiral

    • By: Agatha Christie, Simon Brett - preface, Dorothy L. Sayers - introduction, and others
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 77
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 78

    Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, G. K. Chesterton and nine other writers from the Detection Club collaborate in this fiendishly clever novel first published 80 years ago....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great concept. great puzzle mystery

    • By Mariana on 07-27-17

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Man Who Was Thursday

    • By: G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 129

    The story begins when two poets meet. Gabriel Syme is a poet of law. Lucian Gregory is a poetic anarchist. As the poets protest their respective philosophies, they strike a challenge....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Indescribably good

    • By Erez on 06-11-10

    Regular price: $17.49

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