About this book
Samuel Butler (1835 - 1902) was a Victorian novelist who wrote in many genres. The Way of All Flesh and Erewhon are his most famous novels. Besides fiction Butler also wrote about evolution, Christian orthodoxy, Italian art, literary history and translated the Iliad and The Odyssey. Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino was originally published in 1881. Butler speaks of his life of Italy and the restful time he spent there and in the surrounding areas. Each chapter concentrates on a castle, town or church. Topics covered include Faido, Primadengo, Calpiognia, Dalpe, Cornone, Prato, Rossura, Calonico, Giornico, Michele and the Monte Pirchiriano, and much more.