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Gilbert Keith Chesterton’s novel “The Man Who was Thursday: A Nightmare” can be regarded as a metaphysical thriller, compared with the “nightmare-fantastical tradition of Kafka and Borges." This probably the most irrational of Chesterton’s books is a story of a young man, coming into a fantastical struggle with the Evil - frightful anarchists. An amusing tale, grotesque, eccentricity – all these combined with the captivating plot and an unexpected outcome – fascinate wide the readership all over the world.
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Buy this book Amazon.com Barnes&Noble.com - $8.95 Books-A-Million Borders BookSense.com Google Product Search Borrow this book Find this book in a library Perhaps best known to the general public as creator of the "Father Brown" detective stories, G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was especially renowned for his wit, rhetorical brilliance and talent for ingenious and revealing paradox. Those qualities are richly brilliant in the present volume, a hilarious, fast-paced tale about a club of anarchists in turn-of-the-century London.