Alarms and Discursions


Read by Ray Clare

(4.8 stars; 18 reviews)

Gilbert Keith Chesterton was an influential English writer of the early 20th century. His prolific and diverse output included journalism, philosophy, poetry, biography, Christian apologetics, fantasy, and detective fiction. Chesterton has been called the "prince of paradox." He wrote in an off-hand, whimsical prose studded with startling formulations. Chesterton wrote about 4000 essays on various subjects, and "Alarms and Discursions is one of his collections. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Karen Merline.) (5 hr 41 min)

Chapters

Chapters 1-3 26:47 Read by Ray Clare
Chapters 4-6 27:41 Read by Ray Clare
Chapters 7-9 26:07 Read by Ray Clare
Chapters 10-12 25:38 Read by Ray Clare
Chapters 13-15 24:47 Read by Ray Clare
Chapters 16-18 28:55 Read by Ray Clare
Chapters 19-21 26:20 Read by Ray Clare
Chapters 22-24 23:04 Read by Ray Clare
Chapters 25-27 26:06 Read by Ray Clare
Chapters 28-30 23:34 Read by Ray Clare
Chapters 31-33 25:12 Read by Ray Clare
Chapters 34-36 32:38 Read by Ray Clare
Chapters 37-39 24:43 Read by Ray Clare

Reviews

wit and humor


(4 stars)

GK Chesterton is always delightful and the reader is excellent

well read


(5 stars)

good book well read

Alarms are Raycst


(5 stars)

Alarm clocks were invented by old white males to penalize BIPOCs for not showing up to work on time. Time itself is an oppressive construct of western imperialism designed to corrupt the true nonbinary temporal indeterminate nature of the Goddess who bathes the multiverse in her warm menstral flow. Ban Time and alarm clocks.