Publisher description for The ball and the cross / G.K. Chesterton ; with a new introduction by Martin Gardner.


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Chesterton’s second novel chronicles a hot dispute between two Scotsmen, a Roman Catholic and an atheist, whose fanatically held opinions inspire a host of comic adventures. The story’s allegorical levels vigorously explore the debate between theism and atheism. Introduction by Martin Gardner.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Male friendship Fiction, Catholics Fiction, Atheists Fiction, Men Scotland Fiction