G. K. Chesterton was a master essayist. But reading his essays is not just an exercise in studying a literary form at its finest, it is an encounter with timeless truths that jump off the page as fresh as the day they were written. The only problem with Chesterton’s essays is that there are too many of them–over five thousand! Three of the world’s leading authorities on Chesterton have selected the "best" Chesterton essays, a collection that will be appreciated by both the newcomer and the seasoned student of this great 20th century man of letters. Paper.