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Alarms and Discursions

Gelesen von Ray Clare

(4,8 Sterne; 20 Bewertungen)

Gilbert Keith Chesterton was an influential English writer of the early 20th century. His prolific and diverse output included journalism, philosophy, poetry, biography, Christian apologetics, fantasy, and detective fiction. Chesterton has been called the "prince of paradox." He wrote in an off-hand, whimsical prose studded with startling formulations. Chesterton wrote about 4000 essays on various subjects, and "Alarms and Discursions is one of his collections. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Karen Merline.) (5 hr 41 min)

Chapters

Chapters 1-3

26:47

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Chapters 4-6

27:41

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Chapters 7-9

26:07

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Chapters 10-12

25:38

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Chapters 13-15

24:47

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Chapters 16-18

28:55

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Chapters 19-21

26:20

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Chapters 22-24

23:04

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Chapters 25-27

26:06

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Chapters 28-30

23:34

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Chapters 31-33

25:12

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Chapters 34-36

32:38

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Chapters 37-39

24:43

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Bewertungen

wit and humor

(4 Sterne)

GK Chesterton is always delightful and the reader is excellent

well read

(5 Sterne)

good book well read

Alarms are Raycst

(5 Sterne)

Alarm clocks were invented by old white males to penalize BIPOCs for not showing up to work on time. Time itself is an oppressive construct of western imperialism designed to corrupt the true nonbinary temporal indeterminate nature of the Goddess who bathes the multiverse in her warm menstral flow. Ban Time and alarm clocks.