In "The Way of All Flesh", Dekkers argues that things are at their most beautiful when they decay, provided they are given the chance, and that society's aversion to decay and mortality makes our lives shallow. 140 B&W illustrations.

The Way of All Flesh: The Romance of Ruins 2000, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374286828

American edition