The Notebooks of Samuel Butler (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Notebooks of Samuel Butler (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Samuel Butler

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Overview

Edited by Butler’s friend and posthumous biographer, Henry Festing Jones, this volume is a compendium of Butler’s thoughts, insights, and reflections, gathered over the course of his lifetime. In addition to his descriptions of incidents and conversations from his life, there are Butler’s fascinating musings on such subjects as philosophy, music, art, literature, morality, biology, and natural history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411441712
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 03/08/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 456
File size: 747 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Samuel Butler (1835-1902) was an English novelist, essayist, and critic. He wrote on Christian orthodoxy, evolutionary thought, and Italian art.  He is best known for Erewhon (1872) and The Way of All Flesh (1903), a semiautobiographical novel, which, with ferocious wit and palpable anger, skewers the pernicious effects of religious hypocrisy.

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