Gulliver's Travels (Paperback)

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"Gulliver's Travels" is a satirical novel written by Jonathan Swift in the early 18th century. It is considered one of the great works of English literature, and has been widely read and studied ever since its publication. The novel tells the story of a man named Lemuel Gulliver, who travels to several imaginary lands and encounters different kinds of people and societies.

In the first part of the book, Gulliver visits the land of Lilliput, where the people are tiny and he is a giant. He becomes embroiled in the political intrigues of their society, and eventually escapes when his size becomes a liability. In the second part, he travels to Brobdingnag, where he is the tiny one in a land of giants. Here, he encounters a benevolent and wise ruler who helps him understand the flaws of his own society.

In the third part of the book, Gulliver visits several more lands, including one where the people are immortal but miserable, and another where horses are the intelligent and virtuous beings while humans are their brutish and savage counterparts. Throughout the novel, Swift uses Gulliver's adventures to satirize various aspects of English society, including politics, religion, and culture.

Overall, "Gulliver's Travels" is a fascinating and engaging work that has stood the test of time. It is both an entertaining adventure story and a biting satire of the world in which Swift lived.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781835526323
ISBN-10: 1835526322
Publisher: Sophia Blunder
Publication Date: February 5th, 2024
Pages: 194
Language: English