Author Biography

Gilbert Keith Chesterton born in London on May 29, 1874 and die on June 14, 1936. He was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. Chesterton is well known for his fictional priest-detective Father Brown and for his reasoned apologetics. Chesterton was educated at St Paul’s School, then attended the Slade School of Art in order to become an illustrator. The Slade is a department of University College London, where Chesterton also took classes in literature. Chesterton wrote around 80 books, several hundred poems, some 200 short stories, 4000 essays, and several plays. Chesterton books includes Orthodoxy, The man who was Thursday, Heretics and Manalive and few bestselling articles are How to Write a Detective story, Portrait of a Friend and The Doctor and The Doctrinaire.

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