Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler

Written between 1873 and 1884 but not published until 1903, a year after Butler's death, his marvelously uninhibited satire savages Victorian bourgeois values as personified by multiple generations of the Pontifex family. A thinly veiled account of his own upbringing in the bosom of a God-fearing Christian family, Butler's scathingly funny depiction of the self-righteous hypocrisy underlying nineteenth-century domestic life was hailed by George Bernard Shaw as "one of the summits of human achievement."

Buy The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780679417187
ISBN-10: 0679417184
Format: Hardback
(210mm x 133mm x mm)
Pages: 374
Imprint: Everyman's Library USA
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 11-Jan-1993
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Way of All Flesh book by Samuel Butler and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Samuel Butler

P. N. Furbank is Emeritus Professor of the Open University and author of Samuel Butler: 1835-1902. Other publications include E. M. Forster: A Life; Italo Svevo: the Man and the Writer; Unholy Pleasure: the Idea of Social Class and, most recently, Diderot: A Critical Biography.

Books By Samuel Butler

Erewhon by Samuel Butler
Paperback, December 2017
$20.69
Erewhon and Erewhon Revisited by Samuel Butler
Paperback, June 2015
$8.82
Hudibras by Samuel Butler
Paperback, April 2014
$43.16