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Chesterton in Love

Last edited 12th February 2015

Chesterton in Love

St Valentine’s Day is coming up this weekend, and thoughts of love are in the air. Now, he may not be the first figure to spring to mind when thinking of romance, but here he is anyway: G.K. Chesterton. He was an incurable romantic, and spent years of his life wooing his wife, Frances - long after he was married to her, in fact.

Here is a collection of poetry snippets and anecdotes, drawn from Joseph Pearce’s biography, Wisdom and Innocence.

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