Gulliver's Travels

byJONATHAN SWIFTEditorRobert DemariaIntroduction byRobert Demaria

April 26, 2011|
Gulliver's Travels by JONATHAN SWIFT
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Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Part of Penguin''s beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. Shipwrecked and cast adrift, Lemuel Gulliver wakes to find himself on Lilliput, an island inhabited by little people, whose height makes their quarrels over fashion and fame seem ridiculous. His subsequent encounters - with the crude giants of Brobdingnag, the philosophical Houyhnhnms and brutish Yahoos - give Gulliver new, bitter insights into human behaviour. Swift''s savage satire views mankind in a distorted hall of mirrors as a diminished, magnified and finally bestial species, presenting us with an uncompromising reflection of ourselves.
Anglo-Irish poet, satirist and clergyman, Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), was born in Dublin to English parents. He embarked on a career as diplomatic secretary and became increasingly involved in politics. He published many satirical works of verse and prose, including ''A Tale of a Tub'', ''A Modest Proposal'', and ''Gulliver''s Travels...
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Title:Gulliver's Travels
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:336 pages, 8 X 5.3 X 1.13 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 8 X 5.3 X 1.13 in
Published:April 26, 2011
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780141196640

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