The Napoleon of Notting Hill, Gilbert Keith Chesterton
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Gilbert Keith Chesterton

The Napoleon of Notting Hill

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The Napoleon of Notting Hill, like so many Chesterton novels, deftly straddles the fence between humor and philosophy. The place is London, in the far-future year of 1984. Inexplicably, not too much has changed since the turn of the century — except that the king is chosen at random. Things quickly take a turn for the worse when the people randomly select an imbecile who only cares about a good joke.
With the new prankster king in place, the novel continues on with surprisingly action-packed breeziness, exploring themes of identity, patriotism, politics, and government.
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Дмитрий Кувшинов
Дмитрий Кувшиновhas quoted5 months ago
The hu­man race, to which so many of my read­ers be­long, has been play­ing at chil­dren’s games from the be­gin­ning, and will prob­ably do it till the end, which is a nuis­ance for the few people who grow up.
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