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Erewhon (Revised Edition) - Samuel Butler

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EREWHON, OR OVER THE RANGE

PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION



The Author wishes it to be understood that Erewhon is pronounced as
a word of three syllables, all short--thus, E-re-whon.



PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION



Having been enabled by the kindness of the public to get through an
unusually large edition of "Erewhon" in a very short time, I have
taken the opportunity of a second edition to make some necessary
corrections, and to add a few passages where it struck me that they
would be appropriately introduced; the passages are few, and it is
my fixed intention never to touch the work again.

I may perhaps be allowed to say a word or two here in reference to
"The Coming Race," to the success of which book "Erewhon" has been
very generally set down as due.  This is a mistake, though a
perfectly natural one.  The fact is that "Erewhon" was finished,
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