Way Of All Flesh, The by Samuel Butler

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International Collectors Library, c1944 (1961.) Like new condition, tight and clean throughout. Leatherette binding with gilt decorations and titles. Ribbon marker attached. Samuel Butler was the son of a clergy man and grandson of a Bishop, yet religious doubts prevented him from taking holy orders himself. Although many of his early works were highly praised by Charles Darwin, he later produced a series of works of scientific controversy directed against Darwin's theory of natural selection. Butler's views won him the praise of G.B. Shaw. Shaw also admired his outspoken views on religion and money and Shaw praised them publicly in his preface to MAJOR BARBARA:

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