Gilbert Keith Chesterton’s A Short History of England is an inviting introduction to British history through the end of the nineteenth century. You may listen to it in the audio player below, or read it in any one of several formats. It is a good resource for Excellence in Literature English 4: British Literature.
G.K. Chesterton (1874-1936), a prolific English writer, was master of many literary forms including essays, poetry, drama, fiction, and nonfiction. His published writings include history, literary and art criticism, biography, Christian apologetics, philosophy, and fiction, including the delightful Father Brown mysteries.