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DetailsGiant or Dwarf? lemuel Gulliver can never be satisfied with the staid life of a country doctor. He craves excitement, adventure, new lands and new people. So he sets out on a voyage of discovery only to be washed away by a terrible storm that shores him to a most amazing land.This is lilliput, the land of the six-inch tall people! Gulliver's Travels is an adventure story.Involving voyages of lemuel Gulliver, who because of a series of mishaps ends up on several unknown islands living with people and animals of unusual sizes, behaviors and philosophies.ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Jonathan Swift. Born in 1667, Jonathan Swift was an Irish writer and cleric, best known for his works Gulliver s Travels, A Modest Proposal, and A Journal to Stella, amongst many others. Educated at Trinity College in Dublin, Swift received his Doctor of Divinity in February 1702, and eventually became Dean of St. Patrick s Cathedral in Dublin. Publishing under the names of Lemeul Gulliver, Isaac Bickerstaff, and M. B. Drapier, Swift was a prolific writer who, in addition to his prose works, composed poetry, essays, and political pamphlets for both the Whigs and the Tories, and is considered to be one of the foremost English-language satirists, mastering both the Horatian and Juvenalian styles. Swift died in 1745, leaving the bulk of his fortune to found St. Patrick s Hospital for Imbeciles, a hospital for the mentally ill, which continues to operate as a psychiatric hospital today.Jonathan Swift(1667 1745), a poet, satirist, and clergyman, published many satirical works, among them A Modest Proposal. Robert DeMaria, Jr. is Henry Noble McCracken Professor of English at Vassar College. He has published widely on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century literature.
SKU Code PRK B 5103 Weight in Kg 0.3000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789381607701 Author Name JONATHAN SWIFT Publisher Name OM KIDZ