Classic collection of essays, including: THE SUFFRAGIST, THE POET AND THE CHEESE, THE THING, THE MAN WHO THINKS BACKWARDS, THE NAMELESS MAN, THE GARDENER AND THE GUINEA, THE VOTER AND THE TWO VOICES, THE MAD OFFICIAL, THE ENCHANTED MAN, THE SUN WORSHIPPER, THE WRONG INCENDIARY, THE FREE MAN, THE HYPOTHETICAL HOUSEHOLDER, THE PRIEST OF SPRING, THE REAL JOURNALIST, THE SENTIMENTAL SCOT, THE SECTARIAN OF SOCIETY, THE FOOL, THE CONSCRIPT AND THE CRISIS, THE MISER AND HIS FRIENDS, THE MYSTAGOGUE, THE RED REACTIONARY, THE SEPARATIST AND SACRED THINGS, THE MUMMER, THE ARISTOCRATIC 'ARRY, THE NEW THEOLOGIAN, THE ROMANTIC IN THE RAIN, THE FALSE PHOTOGRAPHER, THE SULTAN, THE ARCHITECT OF SPEARS, THE MAN ON TOP, THE OTHER KIND OF MAN, THE MEDIAEVAL VILLAIN, THE DIVINE DETECTIVE, THE ELF OF JAPAN, THE CHARTERED LIBERTINE, THE CONTENTED MAN, and THE ANGRY AUTHOR: HIS FAREWELL . According to Wikipedia: "Gilbert Keith Chesterton (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) 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." Time magazine, in a review of a biography of Chesterton, observed of his writing style: "Whenever possible Chesterton made his points with popular sayings, proverbs, allegories—first carefully turning them inside out."