The Man Who Was Thursday by G. K. Chesterton

"The Man Who Was Thursday" is a metaphysical thriller that revolves around a poet turned detective who infiltrates a secret society of anarchists in London. Each member of the society is named after a day of the week, and the protagonist becomes 'Thursday.' As he delves deeper, he discovers that the other members are also undercover detectives, each unaware of the others' true identities. The narrative explores themes of order and chaos, faith and unbelief, with a surprising twist regarding the identity of the society's leader, 'Sunday.'

The 600th greatest book of all time


Published
1908
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
200-300
Words
58,000
Original Language
English

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