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Gulliver's Travels · Jonathan Swift
  • Gulliver's Travels · Jonathan Swift
  • Gulliver's Travels · Jonathan Swift
  • Gulliver's Travels · Jonathan Swift
  • Gulliver's Travels · Jonathan Swift

Gulliver's Travels · Jonathan Swift (Penguin English Library)

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'Fifteen hundred of the Emperor's largest horses, each about four inches and an half high, were employed to draw me towards the Metropolis, which, as I said, was half a Mile distant'

A savage and hilarious satire, Gulliver's Travels sees Lemuel Gulliver shipwrecked and adrift, subject to bizarre and unnerving encounters with, among others, quarrelling Lilliputians, philosophizing horses and the brutish Yahoo tribe, that change his view of humanity - and himself - for ever. Swift's classic of 1726 portrays mankind in a distorted hall of mirrors as a diminished, magnified and finally bestial species, presenting us with a comical yet uncompromising reflection of ourselves.

This book is part of the Penguin English Library, a collection of 100 of the best classics of English Literature, all with elegant, eye-catching cover art.

These are books to collect, share and admire, books which celebrate the pleasure of reading.

  • Format: paperback
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 352
  • Publisher: Penguin

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