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Essays in Satire
Ronald Knox
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Essays in Satire

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Hardcover, 287 pages
Published 1930 by E.P. Dutton
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Nov 09, 2015 L. rated it really liked it
The quality is variable, but the best of the essays are very good indeed. (I say "essays" because it is the title of the book, but some of them are not proper essays in format.) I got a number of good laughs out of "The Authorship of 'In Memoriam'" in particular, and the Sherlock Holmes essay is justly famous. The jabs at liberal Protestants are all too relevant today--one imagines Knox could've had great fun with all the politically correct idiocy that lot continue to churn out. Unfortunately, ...more
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Monsignor Ronald Arbuthnott Knox was an English priest, theologian and author of detective stories. He was also a writer and a regular broadcaster for BBC Radio.

Knox had attended Eton College and won several scholarships at Balliol College, Oxford. He was ordained an Anglican priest in 1912 and was appointed chaplain of Trinity College, Oxford, but he left in 1917 upon his conversion to Catholicis
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