Manalive by G. K. Chesterton
(Hilarious Stories)

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Perhaps the most light-hearted of all Chesterton's "serious" works, Manalive pits a group of disillusioned young people against Mr. Innocent Smith, a bubbly, high-spirited gentleman who literally falls into their midst. Accused of murder and denounced for repeatedly marrying his wife and attempting to live in various houses (all of which turn out to be his own), Smith prompts his newfound acquaintances to recognize an important idea: that life is worth living.
 

About G. K. Chesterton

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G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was an English journalist, theologian, philosopher, playwright, mystery writer, and more. Among his many great works are Saint Thomas Aquinas, The Everlasting Man, and Orthodoxy.
 
Published March 31, 2004 by Digireads.com. 325 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, History, Humor & Entertainment, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy, Education & Reference, Action & Adventure, Arts & Photography, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Crime. Non-fiction

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