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  • Selected Essaysby Samuel Butler

    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...

  • Erewhon, or Over the Rangeby Samuel Butler

    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...

  • The Way of All Fleshby Samuel Butler

    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...

  • Erewhonby Samuel Butler

    The Floating Press 1910; US$ 4.99

    Samuel Butler's Erewhon , or Over the Range was published anonymously 1872. In this satire of Victorian society, the main character Higgs discovers an unknown country, the seeming utopia called Erewhon, Nowhere backwards with the "h" and "w" transposed. The starting chapters detailing the discovery of Erewhon were based on Butler's... more...

  • The Way of All Fleshby Samuel Butler

    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...

  • Erewhonby Samuel Butler

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Samuel Butler's Erewhon, or Over the Range (1872), published anonymously, takes place in an imaginary land where physical illness is considered an offence but lack of morality and criminality are patronized; where machinery is forbidden and students are made to learn senseless languages. Butler used this utopian world to satirize Victorian Society... more...

  • A First Year in Canterbury Settlementby Samuel Butler

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of ReadersReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead™ are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible editions... more...

  • Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticinoby Samuel Butler

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    In Samuel Butler's Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino (1881), the author visits the Alps and sacred places of Northern Italy. Sacri Monti is the main focus of interest for the writer, and he pays careful attention to the art, architecture, and history and of these important structures. more...

  • Cambridge Piecesby Samuel Butler

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Cambridge Pieces (1858) is a collection of essays and poetry by Samuel Butler written during his years at Cambridge. They were initially published in the Eagle Magazine. The collection contains a variety of essays on different subjects, including his translation and literary activities, his trip to the Continent, and his early life experiences. On... more...

  • Erewhon Revisitedby Samuel Butler

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Samuel Butler's Erewhon Revisited (1901) is a satirical sequel to his highly successful Erewhon. Mr. Higgs meets many unpleasant accidents and surprises in Butler's utopian nation. A new religion has come into existence as a result of distorted and misunderstood sayings, and corruption has taken over society. Butler's satire touches on... more...