The Poet and the Lunatics: Episodes in the Life of Gabriel Gale (Dover Books on Literature & Drama)

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An eccentric poet acts as spiritual detective in eight thought-provoking tales. Gabriel Gale employs his extraordinary gifts of empathy to solve and prevent crimes perpetrated by madmen. His philosophical police-work forms the basis for captivating explorations of poetry, insanity, and sin — all expressed in the author's characteristic paradoxes and soaring flights of rhetoric.
Best known as the creator of priest-detective Father Brown, G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936) ranks among the twentieth century's most influential writers and thinkers. His prodigious talents embraced a wide range of subjects and genres, from philosophy and religion to history, literary criticism, and fantasy.

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Widely known as the "Prince of Paradox," G. K. Chesterton was one of the most influential English writers and thinkers of the 20th century. His prodigious talents embraced a wide range of subjects, from philosophy and religion to detective fiction and fantasy.

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