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To see pararojas your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Rosa rated it liked it Jan 24, I always enjoy reading Chesterton, even if it isn’t the best Chesterton. I started this book as a pleasurable digression from other more ponderous essays.

But I must confess that I sometimes find his fiction tedious and contrived, with fun spots here and there. Aug 07, Uma Shankari rated it liked it Shelves: Not as famous or clever as Father Brown, but another wonderful read m.pond the brilliant, labyrinthian mind of GK.

Pond, “are just incomplete enough to call out the imagination to complete them.

Chesterton’s final collection of detective stories. For once I have to stop and actually read the words that make up the sentences. Basically short stories all evolving around Pond’s seemingly paradox’s. Jun 15, Matthew rated it really liked it Shelves: I only read the three horseman as I couldnt find a listing for it by itself as a short story. He wrote a hundred books, contributions to more, hundreds of poems, including the epic Ballad of the White Horsefi Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, educated at St.


Pond to be more appealing than that of Sherlock though I have only read two Sherlock stories.

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By all means give it a read, but only if you’ve already finished with paradojjas of Chesterton’s fiction. Jul 12, Meg rated it liked it. It meant that in ancient Athens a man was sometimes exiled merely for being important; and the votes were recorded by oyster -shells. More and more and more time, up to long past midnight. Great writing, very good stories especially the three first ones and tons of those witty sentences that make Chesterton one of the best writers ever existing in the Earth.

Pond, who has a paradoxical reputation among his friends, but in fact who is simply stating truism in the most shortened fashion. But friendship always needs time.

The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond

A few of the mysteries are clever, and even the ones that aren’t particularly clever have some good witty lines for which Chesterton can always be relied upon. In spite of his literary accomplishments, he considered himself primarily a journalist. May 18, Michael Joosten rated it really liked it. While the protagonists of Four Faultless Felons paardojas deal in paradoxes, their delivery felt more natural, while Pond’s poor communications co I always enjoy reading Chesterton, even if it isn’t the best Chesterton.

One can enjoy the verbal wit in such stories, but the plot-lines are thought-experiments in the barest form. But in Pond it’s genuine.

Cute, old school Sherlock Holmes type detective stories. May 16, Laura rated it it was ok Shelves: Pond is comparatively uninteresting. Inhe was asked to contribute a few magazine articles on art criticism, and went on to become one of the most prolific writers of all time. The reason is the mechanism Chesterton chose to draw them all together: PaperbackDover Books on Literature and Dramapages.


Trivia About The Paradoxes of Jun 02, Jeff Hobbs marked it as to-read Shelves: This volume consists of eight well-written humorous mysteries – which can be characterized as ingenious, light, escapist fiction, the opposite of thrillers.

Mar 01, Ci rated it liked it. The reader will find him or herself eagerly digesting the story to find the resolution to Mr. Matthew has already reviewed the book, so I’ll just use this space to record my favourite part: They were a bit more forced.

The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond by G.K. Chesterton

Love is like that. Pond is not as interesting a character at Father Brown or Gabriel Syme or the plethora of other characters that populate GKC’s fiction. Posthumously published, Chesterton’s last crime novels. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He wrote over newspaper essays, including 30 years worth of weekly columns for the Illustrated London News, and 13 years of weekly columns for the Daily Ls.