The Bottomless Well
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The Bottomless Well
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The Bottomless Well
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The Bottomless Well
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The Bottomless Well

Publication Date: July 31, 2010

Chapter: Random Literature

So, other than the bizarre anti-Semitic tirade at the end, "The Bottomless Well" is a great little mystery story, part of the semi-legendary "The Man Who Knew Too Much" collection. It's also ridiculously British, in an almost over-the-top sort of way. It occasionally borders on self-parody too, which just makes it more fun. I mean, come on, it's a bunch of British guys in pith helmets drinking tea on a golf course while talking about the Union Jack. All that's missing from the stereotype is a few "pip-pip, cheerios" and a "topping day, eh wot," the latter of which I've graciously provided myself.

Tomorrow we'll travel back to the days of Celtic myth, 'cause that run I did on Dierdru just wasn't enough.

Author: G. K. Chesterton • Year: 1922 • Info: Project Gutenberg

#GKChesterton   #AliceInWonderland   #TheTwentiethCentury   #English  

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Lit Brick is a comic started by Jodie Troutman in an effort to read the entire Norton Anthology of English Literature. Having eventually succeeded in that goal, it now features comics about all manner of random literature. And yeah, they're all pretty dumb.

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