The Poet and the Lunatics: Episodes in the Life of Gabriel Gale

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An eccentric poet acts as spiritual detective in eight thought-provoking tales. Gabriel Gale employs his extraordinary gifts of empathy to solve and prevent crimes perpetrated by madmen. His philosophical police-work forms the basis for captivating explorations of poetry, insanity, and sin -- all expressed in the author's characteristic paradoxes and soaring flights of rhetoric. Best known as the creator of priest-detective Father Brown, G. K. Chesterton (1874-1936) ranks among the twentieth century's most influential ...

The Poet and the Lunatics: Episodes in the Life of Gabriel Gale 2011, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

ISBN-13: 9780486478432

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