Description - The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler
Written in the 1880's and not published until 1903 after Butler's death, the semiautobiographical story of the Pontifex family savages the bourgeois Victorian family and its values.
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(210mm x 140mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Samuel Butler
SAMUEL BUTLER (1835-1902), the freethinking iconoclast whom George Bernard Shaw deemed "the greatest English writer of the latter half of the nineteenth century, also satirized Victorian society in Erewhon (1872) and Erewhon Revisited (1901). His work strongly influenced such writers as Virginia Woolf, E. M. Forster, and James Joyce.