Gulliver's Travels Author:Jonathan Swift Gulliver's Travels is Jonathan Swift's bitter and devastating satire, the fantastic tale of the four voyages of Lemuel Gulliver, an honest, blunt English ship's surgeon. His first voyage it the the land of Lilliput, where the people are only six inches high. His second, by contrast, to the land of Brobdingnag where the people are sixty feet high... more ». Further adventures bring Gulliver to an island that floats in the sky and to a land where horses are endowed with reason and beasts are shaped like men. A book that has the rare merit of appealing to both the very mature and the very young, Gulliver's Travels is a brilliant narrative - realistic, profound, terrible; a fascinating fairy tale of marvelous travels; a model of English style and masterly prose.
Thirty illustrations by Charles Brock and five maps« less