Gulliver's Travels

Travels into numerous distant countries of the area. In 4 components. by means of Lemuel Gulliver, First a medical professional, after which a Captain of a number of Ships, higher recognized easily as Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), is a singular by means of Anglo-Irish author and clergyman Jonathan quick, that's either a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' stories" literary subgenre. it's Swift's most sensible identified full-length paintings, and a vintage of English literature.

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