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The way of all flesh / Samuel Butler Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902

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Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902
Conflict of generations -- Fiction; England -- Fiction; England - Social life and customs - 19th century - Fiction.
Annotation. Samuel Butler's The Way of All Flesh follows four generations of the Pontifex family. The novel is semi-autobiographical and attacks the hypocrisy that was characteristic in the Victorian era. It was written between 1873 and 1884, but Butler didn't risk publishing it in his life - it was instead finally released a year after Butler's death, in 1903.
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