Gabriel Syme, a poet turned detective, infiltrates a secret meeting of anarchists in an attempt to derail a terrorist plot. But when he's elected "Thursday"--one of seven members of the Central Anarchist Council--the real nightmare begins. Gabriel discovers that he's not the only one in disguise.
Rediscover G. K. Chesterton's 1908 masterpiece in which he challenges readers to consider how their faith plays out in a materialistic society. This new edition has been updated to make the text more accessible for the modern reader.
G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936) was a prolific English journalist and author best known for his mystery series featuring the priest-detective Father Brown and for the metaphysical thriller The Man Who Was Thursday. Renowned for his wit, rhetorical brilliance, and ingenious paradoxes, Chesterton was equally at ease with literary and social criticism, history, politics, economics, philosophy, and theology.