The Man Who Was Thursday
First published in 1908, The Man Who Was Thursday is often described as a metaphysical thriller, but it goes much deeper than that, as the anarchists are not only in a rebellion with the government, but often with God as well. Set in turn of the century London, Gabriel Syme is part of a secret task force at Scotland Yard, sent undercover to investigate the anarchists. He infiltrates the anarchist's world, meeting an openly anarchist poet, Lucian Gregory, at a party. This meeting sets off a sequence of nightmarish events that will keep you glued to every gripping page of The Man Who Was Thursday.
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Review: The Man Who Was ThursdayUser Review - GoodReadsAccount - Goodreads
Fancy prose and Victorian speech obfuscate the blatant pointlessness and confusion that is this novel. If the world's smartest liberal arts college dropout decided to sit down and knock out a first ... Read full review
Review: The Man Who Was ThursdayUser Review - Mercedis - Goodreads
Funny, quick, and adventurous. I lost myself in this book. It was a refreshing mystery tale, that left you not quite sure of yourself or anything around you, but certain only that you've had a great time. Read full review