Manalive

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Manalive  (1912) 
by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Manalive (1912) is a book by G. K. Chesterton detailing a popular theme both in his own philosophy, and in Christianity, of the 'holy fool.'— Excerpted from Manalive on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Part 1: "The Enigmas of Innocent Smith"

Chapter I: How the Great Wind Came to Beacon House
Chapter II: The Luggage of an Optimist
Chapter III: The Banner of Beacon
Chapter IV: The Garden of the God
Chapter V: The Allegorical Practical Joker

Part II: "The Explanations of Innocent Smith"

Chapter I: The Eye of Death; or, the Murder Charge
Chapter II: The Two Curates; or, the Burglary Charge
Chapter III: The Round Road; or, the Desertion Charge
Chapter IV: The Wild Weddings; or, the Polygamy Charge
Chapter V: How the Great Wind Went from Beacon House


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1936, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 75 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.