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  • Published: 6 March 2003
  • ISBN: 9780141439495
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $17.99

Gulliver's Travels




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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.

  • Published: 6 March 2003
  • ISBN: 9780141439495
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336
  • RRP: $17.99

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