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The flying inn

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Paginationvii, 301, [1], 8, 31 p. (39 p. at end advertisements)
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The Flying Inn may well count as Britain’s first The flying inn book Islamophobic book. Of course there has been historical hostility to Muslims before G K Chesterton wrote this book, but this was of a very different nature.

Chesterton’s Islamophobia contains the seeds of today’s Islamophobia/5. The Flying Inn is a novel by G. Chesterton, first published in It is set in a future England where the temperance movement has allowed a bizarre form of "Progressive" Islam to dominate the political and social life of the country.

Because of this, alcohol sales to the poor are effectively prohibited, while the rich can get alcoholic drinks "under a medical certificate".Author: G.

Chesterton. Mar 13,  · The good guys of The Flying Inn are fighting to keep the old taverns and traditional English ways. I don't drink myself, but the book makes a convincing case that abstinence imposed from above is oppression.

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GKC creates characters (Captain Dalroy, Humphrey Pump, and Lady Joan, for instance) that we care about/5(23). Mar 13,  · The Flying Inn: A Novel [G.K.

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Humphrey Pump/5(27). The Flying Inn is the most rambunctious of Chesterton's novels, a rollicking ramble through the heart of merry England, in which our intrepid heroes stay one step ahead of the enemies of civilization." — Joseph Pearce, Author, Wisdom and Innocence: A Life of G.K.

Chesterton "Chesterton said The Flying Inn was one of the books he most enjoyed writing, and indeed it is a joyous romp of mirth.

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Like many of Chesterton's works, The Flying Inn is a humorous, satirical romp that conceals beneath a playful exterior important and thoughtful philosophical insights on religion, the nature of the state, political oversight and authority, and the roots of human liberty.

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