By WWI soldiers were writing him telling of how they would read his poem on the battlefield.
The commentary is helpful as well, providing explanations of many of Chesterton's allegories, as well as explaining some of the obscure terms Chesterton uses.
Thank you G.K. Chesterton for writing that jewel of a poem and than you to Dale Ahlquist (the editor) for making it accessible to me.
Whether it be theology, fiction, philosophy or poetry, Chesterton, the Apostle of Common Sense, is one of the marvelous minds of modern civilization. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
I have loved poetry all my life, and when I found out that one of my favorite mystery writers G.K. Chesterton was also a poet, I had to investigate. Read morePublished 18 months ago by April Hromada
Some of the words and phrases in Chesterton's great poem, "Lepanto," are obscure and even those that aren't benefit from the context provided in this slim volume. Read morePublished 22 months ago by G.H.
This charming and slender volume from Ignatius contains the classic poem "Lepanto" by G.K. Chesterton and numerous essays on the battle and the poem. Read morePublished on April 2, 2011 by Kevin M. Derby