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Questions about the science fiction novel "Childhood's End" (1953) by Arthur C. Clarke. In it, aliens called the Overlords peacefully invade Earth and set off an apparent utopia. Use with [arthur-c-clarke]

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Which Chesterton story is alluded to in Childhood's End?

In Arthur C. Clarke's Childhood's End, there is a small allusion to a Chesterton story, when the characters Stormgreen and Van Ryberg discuss their theories about the nature of the Overlords (Chap. 4):...