The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare  -     By: G.K. Chesterton, Jonathan Lethem
Buy Item $8.06 Retail: $8.95 Save 10% ($0.89) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare

Modern Library / 2001 / Paperback

$8.06 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $8.95
|
Save 10% ($0.89)
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
CBD Stock No: WW757911

Current Promotions
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Modern Library
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 7.89 X 5.09 X 0.44 (inches)
ISBN: 0375757910
ISBN-13: 9780375757914
Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
Series: Modern Library Classics

Publisher's Description

G. K. Chesterton's surreal masterpiece is a psychological thriller that centers on seven anarchists in turn-of-the-century London who call themselves by the names of the days of the week. Chesterton explores the meanings of their disguised identities in what is a fascinating mystery and, ultimately, a spellbinding allegory. As Jonathan Lethem remarks in his Introduction, The real characters are the ideas. Chesterton's nutty agenda is really quite simple: to expose moral relativism and parlor nihilism for the devils he believes them to be. This wouldn't be interesting at all, though, if he didn't also show such passion for giving the devil his due. He animates the forces of chaos and anarchy with every ounce of imaginative verve and rhetorical force in his body.

Author Bio

Jonathan Lethem is the author of five novels, including Motherless Brooklyn, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award. He lives in Brooklyn and Toronto.

Editorial Reviews

"A powerful picture of the loneliness and bewilderment which each of us encounters in his single-handed struggle with the universe."
--C. S. Lewis

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, Revised & Updated Edition
    NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, Revised & Updated Edition
    John MacArthur
    Thomas Nelson / 2012 / Hardcover
    $30.49 Retail: $49.99 Save 39% ($19.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW550356
  2. Further Still: A Collection of Poetry and Vignettes - eBookeBOOK
    Further Still: A Collection of Poetry and Vignettes - eBook
    Beth Moore
    B&H Books / 2004 / ePub
    $9.99
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW6961EB
  3. Breaking Free Day by Day: A Year of Walking in Liberty - eBookeBOOK
    Breaking Free Day by Day: A Year of Walking in Liberty - eBook
    Beth Moore
    B&H Books / 2007 / ePub
    $7.89 Retail: $9.99 Save 21% ($2.10)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW6351EB
  4. God's Pursuit of Man (previously titled The  Divine Conquest and The Pursuit of Man)
    God's Pursuit of Man (previously titled The Divine Conquest and The Pursuit of Man)
    A.W. Tozer
    Wingspread / Trade Paperback
    $9.49 Retail: $12.99 Save 27% ($3.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW661846

Availability

Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search