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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. They were a bit more forced. Sep mr.ponx, Dee rated it it was ok. Posthumously published, Chesterton’s last crime novels.
Pond, “are just incomplete enough to call out the imagination to complete them. I was reminded of the Jeeves stories that I read long ago as a child given the correctness and gentility of the characters and the mild disparagement of anyone or anything not British, really the final echo of a non-ironic sense of British superiority in the waning days of Empire, given that the stories were written just before the Secon This volume consists of eight well-written humorous mysteries – which can be characterized as ingenious, light, escapist fiction, the opposite of thrillers.
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It meant that in ancient Athens a man was sometimes exiled merely for being important; and the votes were recorded by oyster -shells. I always enjoy reading Chesterton, even if it isn’t the best Chesterton.
The character of Mr. Basically short stories all evolving around Pond’s seemingly paradox’s. Things are not what they seemed to observers; each of us brings our own mental framework to interpret what we saw. Pondplease sign up. Perhaps it is a fragile illusion; perhaps, on the other hand, it is eternal and beyond time.
The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond
Wonderfully mr.poond short mysteries by a 20th century writer who also offers some brilliant insights into human nature. I really disliked Chesterton’s writing style, it’s extremely long-winded with paragraphs that run for entire pages. Jan 02, Bbrown rated it liked it Shelves: But they’re going to suppress that newspaper.
Is it not enough for them to be served and saved?
The stories are written in his characteristic style, and while they flit between different narrative layers, they are easy to read, and a good thing to. Feb 26, Francisco rated it it was amazing. But I must confess that I sometimes find his fiction tedious and contrived, with fun spots here and there. Pond, who has a paradoxical reputation among his friends, but in fact who is simply stating truism in the most shortened fashion.
The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond by G.K. Chesterton
paradojjas Pond are almost his parables, and are a concentrated dose of Chesterton’s famous addiction to irony, litotes and, well, paradox. Not as famous or clever as Father Brown, but another wonderful read from the brilliant, labyrinthian mind of GK. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Half the time they are simply showing off by not showing off. Inhe was asked to contribute a few magazine psradojas on art criticism, and went on to become one of the most prolific writers of all time.
I love Chesterton’s non-fiction, top drawer stuff. Published inThe Paradoxes of Mr.
The reason is parzdojas mechanism Chesterton chose to draw them all together: He takes ordinary images and pulls out the extraordinary, the humorous, the absurd, and the magical.
May 18, Michael Joosten rated it really liked it. Nov 21, Matt Sautman rated it it was amazing. Mar 01, Ci rated it liked it.