[Biography] Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward - m8b1

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Post by m8b1 » January 30th, 2019, 5:22 pm

Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward (1889 - 1975).

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This is the first and only authorized biography of G.K. Chesterton, written by his friend, Maisie Ward.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874 – 1936), was an English writer, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, lay theologian, biographer, and literary and art critic. He wrote around 80 books, several hundred poems, some 200 short stories, 4000 essays, and several plays. Chesterton is well known for his fictional priest-detective Father Brown, and for his reasoned apologetics. He converted from Anglicanism to Catholicism in 1922.
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Post by silverquill » January 30th, 2019, 11:34 pm

Huge work!
But, it is Chesterton. :D
So, may I read the following sections? 0,1,46,47,48

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Post by m8b1 » January 31st, 2019, 7:15 am

silverquill wrote:
January 30th, 2019, 11:34 pm
Huge work!
But, it is Chesterton. :D
So, may I read the following sections? 0,1,46,47,48
All yours, Larry! I'm sure you have enough experience to realize that you should say "Introduction" or Appendix" instead of "Chapter" in the intros for those sections. I was planning to point that out to whomever claimed those sections. :wink:

Yep, probably a bit ambitious. When I was setting it up and doing word counts, some of the chapters were a bit longer than I thought they were at first!

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Post by m8b1 » February 1st, 2019, 12:03 pm

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Post by 2839reader » February 6th, 2019, 10:39 pm

Claim sections 17 & 18 please.
Signature: KATHLEEN

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Post by m8b1 » February 7th, 2019, 8:17 am

2839reader wrote:
February 6th, 2019, 10:39 pm
Claim sections 17 & 18 please.
All yours ~ thank you!


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Post by m8b1 » February 17th, 2019, 2:32 pm

Thank you, Kathleen! I will PL these tomorrow!

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Post by m8b1 » February 18th, 2019, 7:44 am

Section 17 is PL OK!

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Post by m8b1 » February 18th, 2019, 9:25 am

And Section 18 is PL OK! Thank you!

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Post by silverquill » April 4th, 2019, 11:12 am

Well, I've got a lot of Gilbert, G.K., uh Mr. Chesterton to read, so I'd better get started. Looks is if there will be more if I get these done . . .

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Post by m8b1 » April 4th, 2019, 12:33 pm

Thanks, Larry! :-) It is PL OK!

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Post by silverquill » April 12th, 2019, 2:43 pm

Very interesting background on this family:

https://librivox.org/uploads/m8b1/gkchesterton_01_ward_128kb.mp3 14:36

I have my other sections recorded and ready to edit.

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Post by m8b1 » April 12th, 2019, 4:21 pm

Thank you, Larry! I will PL it by tomorrow!

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Post by m8b1 » April 13th, 2019, 9:54 am

Chapter 1 is PL OK!

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