Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874 – 1936) better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. Chesterton is often referred to as the «prince of paradox» due to his writing style in fiction literature. «The Paradoxes of Mr. Pond»is G. K. Chesterton's final collection of detective stories, published only aftre his death. All stories included in the collection describes a civil servant named Mr. Pond. He is noted to be a very ordinary and fish-like man who has a habit of startling those people who meet him with unusual paradoxical statements.