Gulliver's Travels
Gulliver's Travels
Book for April 2015
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Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships, better known simply as Gulliver's Travels (1726, amended 1735), is foremost a satire on human nature and also a parody of the "travellers' tales" literary subgenre.

Part I: A Voyage to Lilliput
4 May 1699 – 13 April 1702

Part II: A Voyage to Brobdingnag
20 June 1702 – 3 June 1706

Part III: A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, Luggnagg, Glubbdubdrib, and Japan
5 August 1706 – 16 April 1710

Part IV: A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms
7 September 1710 – 5 December 1715

further information: Gulliver's Travels on Wikipedia

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About the Author
Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, poet and cleric who became Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin. He is remembered for works such as Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, Drapier's Letters, The Battle of the Books, An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity, and A Tale of a Tub. Swift is regarded by the Encyclopædia Britannica as the foremost prose satirist in the English language