All Roads Lead to Calvary (novel)

All Roads Lead to Calvary is a 1919 novel by the British writer Jerome K. Jerome. It was one of the last works written by Jerome, better known for his Three Men in a Boat, and shows the influence of the First World War on him. It is a Bildungsroman in which a Cambridge University educated woman Joan Allway becomes a journalist and then a wartime ambulance driver. She encounters various different people, gaining new experiences and confronting many of the moral issues of the day.

All Roads Lead to Calvary
AuthorJerome K. Jerome
CountryUnited Kingdom
Publication date
Media typePrint

Film adaptation

In 1921 the novel was turned into a silent British film All Roads Lead to Calvary directed by Kenelm Foss.[1]


  1. Low p.328


  • Low, Rachael. History of the British Film, 1918-1929. George Allen & Unwin, 1971.

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