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 - Tyson Janney - Goodreads
The beautiful ending of this book makes it. After a certain event happens a second time, the gist of the book becomes apparent pretty quickly. The theology is, in many respects, watered down compared ... Read full review
Review: The Man Who Was ThursdayUser Review - Lindsay - Goodreads
Don't like where he went with it at the end--seemed like a big waste to turn nonstop action into weird otherworldly philosophy that barely seemed to understand itself--but the story was so much fun I'll have to record my 4.5 as a 5. Read full review