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G K (Gilbert Keith) Chesterton

G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936) was an English writer, philosopher and critic known for his creative wordplay. Born in London, Chesterton attended St. Paul's School before enrolling in the Slade School of Fine Art at University College. His professional writing career began as a freelance critic where he focused on art and literature. He then ventured into fiction with his novels The Napoleon of Notting Hill and The Man Who Was Thursday as well as a series of stories featuring Father Brown.