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Radio adaptation of GK Chesterton’s detective stories. He wrote a hundred books, contributions to more, hundreds of poems, including the epic Ballad of the Dw Horsefive plays, five novels, and some two hundred short stories, including a popular series featuring the priest-detective, Father Brown.

The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond

The Paradoxes of Mr. Not the mysteries I thought they’d be, nor are they exceptional short stories. Lists with This Book. Laura Jean rated it liked it Aug 29, Dec 29, Nina Ive rated it liked it.

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.

Oct 08, Lucy rated it liked it. While the protagonists of Four Faultless Felons also deal in paradoxes, their delivery felt more natural, while Pond’s poor communications come off as pqradojas blatant mystery setups than what Chesterton usually writes.


Pond is entertaining, and all the supporting characters are very good too. Want to Read saving…. Preview — The Paradoxes of Mr.

In spite of his literary accomplishments, he considered himself primarily a journalist. But I must confess that I sometimes find his fiction tedious and contrived, with fun spots here and there. But in Pond it’s genuine. This collection of short stories regarding this titular government employee and his tendency to speak within paradoxes illustrates the Wittegensteinan notion that the meaning of the speaker is not always immediately grasped by the person listening to the story.

My favorite short story of all time, “Ring of Lovers,” is in this book. Aug 17, Ange rated it it was amazing. The social commentaries regarding War, Nostalgia, and Culture are equally as stimulating.

Pond, an unassuming and fish-like civil servant. Now in the public domain with a free electronic copy available here. Quotes from The Paradoxes of Things are not what they seemed to observers; each of us brings our own mental framework to interpret what we saw. This volume consists of eight well-written humorous mysteries – which can be characterized as ingenious, light, escapist fiction, the opposite of thrillers.

The central idea is to confront the dominant genre of detective stories along the Sherlock Holmes’ line of inquiry.

And so it goes with the Paradoxes mrr.pond Mr. By all means give it a read, but only if you’ve already finished with most of Chesterton’s fiction. This is a collection around a Mr.


Thanks padadojas telling us about mf.pond problem. The character of Mr. 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.

Not as famous or clever as Father Brown, but another wonderful read from the brilliant, labyrinthian mind of GK. Pond’s outrageous statement, which precedes every tale. Pond brings the paradoxes that Chesterton loves so much to the fore through the titular character of Mr. It’s great escapist fiction – entertaining, soothing and so forth. They were a bit more forced.

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Kathy rated it liked it Jul 09, It meant that in ancient Athens a man was sometimes exiled merely for being important; and the votes were recorded by oyster -shells. Sep 28, Leslie rated it liked it Shelves: It was quite good. More and more and more time The main characters in the book are Mr. 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.

Nov 21, Matt Sautman rated it it was amazing. Aug 27, Garrett rated it really liked it.

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