Classic Starts®: Gulliver's Travels

byJONATHAN SWIFTIllustratorJamel Akib

March 28, 2006|
Classic Starts®: Gulliver's Travels by JONATHAN SWIFT
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Through the eyes of Lemuel Gulliver, Swift’s unforgettable satire takes readers into worlds formerly unimagined. Visit four strange and remarkable lands: Lilliput, where Gulliver seems a giant among a race of tiny people; Brobdingnag, the opposite, where the natives are giants and Gulliver puny; the ruined yet magical country of Laputa; and the home of the Houyhnhnms, gentle horses far superior to the ugly humanoid Yahoos who share their universe.

Apparently doomed to an obscure Anglican parsonage in Laracor, Ireland, even after he had written his anonymous masterpiece, A Tale of a Tub (c.1696), Swift turned a political mission to England from the Irish Protestant clergy into an avenue to prominence as the chief propagandist for the Tory government. His exhilaration at achieving...
Title:Classic Starts®: Gulliver's Travels
Product dimensions:160 pages, 7.5 X 5.38 X 0.67 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 7.5 X 5.38 X 0.67 in
Published:March 28, 2006
Publisher:Sterling Children's Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781402726620

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