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Directions to Servants is one of Jonathan Swifts last completed works. It displays all his caustic skill as a satirist and his unerring eye for the little annoyances of life. Taking the form of a handbook of manners, and addressed to each servant individually, Directions to Servants is the ultimate upstairs/downstairs battle. With scathing wit, Swift pits master against servant in an endless struggle for order, frugality, and the best bits of the roast. His servants are lazy, profligate, and acquisitive—always on the lookout for a shilling to be made on the sale of leftovers, or a half-bottle of wine to share with the cook. Written in Swifts final years of sanity, Directions to Servants is a last hilarious outpouring of cynicism at a lifetimes accumulation of poor service. Irish clergyman and satirist Jonathan Swift is best remembered for his philosophical parody Gullivers Travels.

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The only available edition of this hilarious work by the author of 'Gulliver's Travels'. Foreword by Colm Toibin.

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ISBN:
9781843910626
Foreword:
Toibin, Colm
Publisher:
Hesperus Press
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General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Domestics
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Topic - Business and Professional
Subject:
Irony in literature
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary
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Anthologies-Essays
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Trade Paper
Series:
100 pages
Series Volume:
108-89
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7.6 x 5 x 0.32 in 0.31 lb

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