Synopses & Reviews
Read by children as an adventure story and by adults as a devastating satire of society, Gulliver and his four journeys make for a fascinating blend of travelogue, realism, symbolism, and fantastic voyage?all with a serious philosophical intent.
As entertaining today as it was when first published in 1726, "Gulliver's Travels" has been read by generations of children as an adventure story and by adults as a devastating satire of society. This edition features a new Afterword. Revised reissue.
About the Author
Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), a poet, satirist, and clergyman, published many satirical works, among them A Modest Proposal.