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- The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99
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,... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 9.99
Molloy is Samuel Beckett's best-known novel, and his first published work to be written in French, ushering in a period of concentrated creativity in the late 1940s which included the companion novels Malone Dies and The Unnamable . The narrative of Molloy, old and ill, remembering and forgetting, scarcely human, begets a parallel tale of the... more...
- Hyperink 2012; US$ 2.99
ABOUT THE BOOK All for one, and one for all! Who doesn't know this famous phrase, and the three brave soldiers who uttered it in the court of King Louis XIII? There can be no doubt about the significance of Alexandre Dumas' 1844 novel. After all, it's one of the most adapted novels in film history. The work reflects the social climate of the convoluted... more...
- Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95
Transcribed by R.N. Robinson from the Traveller?s Library Edition (Jonathan Cape 1927) this edition of Butler's Selected Essays contains a sketch of his life by Henry Festing Jones. Butler (1835-1902) contributed numerous articles and letters to various periodicals, some of which are reprinted here. more...
- Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95
Butler is perhaps best known for his satirical novels like Erewhon, or Over the range , published in 1872. The novel is a satirical and provocative 'dystopia' which derived its setting and much of its content from the years he had spent in Canterbury (New Zealand) and his land of 'nowhere' (Erewhon spelt backwards). more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
This book, the third in the series of Samuel Hollander's essays, covers twelve key studies on the economic theory and method of John Stuart Mill. This volume provides an accessible sourcebook on Mill's relationship with David Ricardo, and the 'Classical School', as well as confirming his relevance for modern economics and for the place of economics... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Samuel Hollander's interpretation of Ricardo has attracted apoplectic responses from both Right and Left. This volume collects together the material needed to evaluate these responses. His basic position - that Ricardo stands in a continuous analytical line leading from Adam Smith to Alfred Marshall - is seen to antagonise both those who argue for... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 14.00
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time Samuel Butler was among the most wide-ranging of the accomplished crew of late Victorian writers to which be belonged -- a forceful controversialist in the debates that surrounded Darwin's theory of evolution, a painter who sometimes exhibited at the Royal Academy, an idiosyncratic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
Samuel Hollander is widely recognized as one of the most important and controversial historians of economic thought. This second volume collects together essays extending beyond classical economics, the subject with which he is most associated. This collection includes: * studies in Scholastic, Smithian and Marshallian literature * papers on the... more...