[Epub] ↠ The Man Who Was Thursday Author G.K. Chesterton – Thomashillier.co.uk

The Man Who Was Thursday At Once A Mystery, Satire, And Farce, This Compact Book Is Difficult To Pin Down And Is Not What You Would Expect From The Author The Plot Revolves Around Anarchists Involved In Planning Violent Acts In Europe Gabriel Syme, El Protagonista De Esta Novela, Es Un Poeta Empleado En Scotlans, Que Descubre Una Gran Conspiraci N Contra La Civilizaci N Encabezada Por Un Grupo De Anarquistas Cuyos Miembros Usan Como Nombres Clave Los D As De La Semana A Fin De Evitar Sus Acciones Terroristas, Syme Se Une A Ellos Como Jueves Y Trata De Averiguar La Verdadera Identidad De Su Perverso L Der Domindo El Hombre Que Fue Jueves Hechiza E Intriga, Sorprende Y Divierte Todo Un Cl Sico De Chesterton Mezcla El Bien Y El Mal, Los Perseguidores Y Los Perseguidos, La Fidelidad Y La Traici N, Para Alcanzar Una De Las Cumbres De La Literatura Brit Nica Del Siglo XX.


10 thoughts on “The Man Who Was Thursday

  1. says:

    I lost my backpack thanks to this book.It was years and years ago, probably my first winter in Japan, and I d picked up this book at Maruzen I had heard about Chesterton, mainly from the dedication page of Pratchett and Gamian s Good Omens The authors would like to join the demon Crowley in dedicating this book to the memory of G.K Chesterton A man who knew what was going on and the title looked weird enough to be entertaining So, I was reading the book on the train, as I often do, and I lost my backpack thanks to this book.It was years and years ago, probably my first ...


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    They say that LSD was first synthesisterised in 1938, so it couldn t be that But opium was imbibed in British society as we know from Thomas de Quincy up to Sherlock Holmes, so I m going with opium.This strange novel is a phantasmagoria which begins as a surrealistic spoof of Boy s Own detective adventures in which our hero infiltrates the central council of the evil anarchists who are bent on destroying human society Gatheringabsurd elements elephant chases through central London, medi They say that LSD was first synthesisterised in 1938, so it couldn t be that But opium was imbibed in British society as we know from Thomas de Quincy up to Sherlock Holmes, so I m going with opium.This strange novel is a phantasmagoria which begins as a surrealistic spoof of Boy s Own detective...


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    The Man Who Was Thursday reads like P.G Wodehouse writing from a Phillip K Dick plot while on a Nyquil bender It begins with two poets arguing in the park about whether poetry isakin to law or anarchy It turns out that the poet espousing anarchy is actually a member of an anarchist soceity and takes Syme, the other poet, to their meeting place to prove it after a vow of secrecy Syme is actually a member of an anti anarchy branch of Scotland Yard and usurps Gregory s spot as the new Th The Man Who Was Thursday reads like P.G Wodehouse writing from a Phillip K Dick plot while on a Nyquil bender It begins with two poets arguing in the park about whether poetry isakin to law or anarchy It turns out that the po...


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    Humanity crushed once again 50 dead, 120 injured Grave face of terror strikes again. Familiar headlines scream through the pages of the newspapers each time a bomb goes off annihilating blameless lives Through teeth gritting resilience, public outcry resonates through the deafened ears of failed intelligence and faith in the state s law and order hangs by a thin string As the weeks pass by rapid sketches of the alleged bombers, email links, forensic reports, collected evidence from theHumanity crushed once again 50 dead, 120 injured Grave face of terror strikes again. Familiar headlines scream through...


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    What What the hell did I just read Anarchists and poets That part was deliciously, rebelliously fun to read No doubt this is a novel idea and Chesterton s imagination is superb The first 30 40 pages were awesome and I thought this could be my next 5 star rating As I began to read this book enthralled I found myself smiling frequently, laughing often, and being thoroughly impressed.Then I found myself lost in an absurdist, magical realism murky realm of steam punk whatthehell And then the What What the hell did I just read Anarchists and poets That part was deliciously, rebelliously fun to read No doubt this is a novel idea and Chesterton s imagination is superb The first 30 40 pages were awesome and I thought this could be my next 5 star rating As I began to read this book enthralled I found myself smiling frequently, laughing often, and being thoroug...


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  8. says:

    2 Loved the language and loved the beginning It s like a mad Monty Python story, but it lost me half way through And to be fair, the Python crew, Terry Pratchett and others may well have been weaned on tales from Chesterton, so perhaps he should getcredit.The main character, Syme, is a detective who is invited to a secret meeting of anarchists who are preparing to overthrow governments using bombs He promises Gregory, the man who invited him, not to divulge anything of what he says Gre 2 Loved the language and loved the beginning It s like a mad Monty Python story, but it lost me half way through And to be fair, the Python crew, Terry Pratchett and others may well have been weaned on tales from Chesterton...


  9. says:

    Boy, this was really good until it wasn t at all any An intriguing story which suddenly turned into some sort of muddled message about patriotism Capitalism Christianity Anarchy Communism The soul of all mankind How redheads are hot and god is fat Don t know, don t care.Blah Skip it.


  10. says:

    A very original, wonderfully quirky, thought provoking little book about an English detective who infiltrates a group of anarchists Part fantasy, part mystery, part philosophical, lots of Christian symbolis...


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