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The Poet and the Lunatics (1929)

by G. K. Chesterton

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Gabriel Gale is an eccentric poet. His madness is the madness of insight and he uses this gift to solve or prevent crimes committed by madmen. Chesterton ably illustrates his own premise that lunacy and sanity may just be a point of view?
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  JAUMEALBETT | Dec 27, 2015 |
So much fun! So insightful. So Chesterton. ( )
  anna45 | Sep 13, 2014 |
Not quite up to Father Brown, but interesting stories. My favorite is the one in which Gale sees a man watching raindrops on a window and pins him to a tree in a storm to teach him that he is not divine. ( )
  antiquary | Jan 22, 2009 |
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Gabriel Gale is an eccentric poet. His madness is the madness of insight and he uses this gift to solve or prevent crimes committed by madmen. Chesterton ably illustrates his own premise that lunacy and sanity may just be a point of view?

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