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The Illustrated London News, 1908-1910

The Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton Volume 28: The Illustrated London News, 1908-1910 by G.K. Chesterton

More newspaper columns.

Ruminating on the report of a leprechaun taken to a workhouse; discussion of good stories ruined by great authors; various current events, such as a visit from Carrie Nation, and more.

In Chesterton's grand style.
Tags: g. k. chesterton, non-fiction: essays, primary source review
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