The Annotated Thursday: G.K. Chesterton's Masterpiece, The Man who was Thursday
This is the first edition of Chesterton's masterpiece, The Man Who Was Thursday, that explicates and enriches the complete text with extensive footnotes, together with an introductory essay on the metaphysical meaning of Chesterton's profound allegory. Gardner sees the novel's anarchists as symbols of our God-given free will, and the mysterious Sunday as representing Nature, with its strange mixture of good and evil when considered as distinct from God, as a mask hiding the transcendental face of the creator. The book also includes a bibliography listing the novel's many earlier editions and stage dramatizations, as well as numerous illustrations that further illuminate the text.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dmzach - LibraryThing
Very good annotations by Martin Gardner. As this is the second time that I have read it, I'll have to admit this is the first time that I really understood it. Read full review
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