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Gulliver's Travels

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ISBN-10: 0140382402

ISBN-13: 9780140382402

Edition: 1997 (Abridged)

Authors: Jonathan Swift, Jonathan Swift

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This is an unabridged version of Gulliver's voyages to Lilliput, Brobingnag, Laputa and Japan and the Country of the Houyhnhnms.
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Book details

List price: $4.99
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 8/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

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 importance in his forties appears engagingly in his Journal to Stella (1710--13), addressed to Esther Johnson, a young protegee for whom Swift felt more warmth than for anyone else in his long life. At the death of Queen Anne and the fall of the Tories in 1714, Swift became dean of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. In Ireland, which he considered exile from a…    

A Voyage to Lilliput
Gulliver Is Shipwrecked and Made a Prisoner
The Emperor of Lilliput
Gulliver at the Court of Lilliput
The Emperor's Palace and His Principal Secretary
Gulliver Prevents an Invasion of Lilliput
Lilliput's Laws, Customs, and Educational Methods
Escape to Blefuscu
Gulliver Returns to His Native Country
A Voyage to Brobdingnag
Gulliver Is Captured by a Native
Gulliver Is Taken to the City
The Queen Buys Gulliver from the Farmer
Gulliver Shows His Skill in Navigation
Gulliver Amuses the King and Queen
Gulliver Returns to England
Voyages to Laputa and the Country of the Houyhnhnms
A Flying Island
Laputa and Its People
The Grand Academy at Lagado
The Land of Magic-Japan-Then Home
The Houyhnhnms' Country
Gulliver Understands the Speech of the Master Horse
Gulliver Discusses England and Makes Observations on the Houyhnhnms
Gulliver Is Forced to Return Home