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- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 4.99
Gulliver's Travels purports to be a travel book, and describes the shipwrecked Gulliver's encounters with the inhabitants of four extraordinary places: Lilliput, Brobdingnag, Laputa, and the country of the Houyhnhnms. A consumately skilful blend of fantasy and realism makes Gulliver's Travels by turns hilarious, frightening, and profound. This new... more...
- Electric Book Company 1999; US$ 4.95
Lemuel Gulliver, a ship's surgeon, tells the story of his shipwreck on the island of Lilliput. On his 'travels', Gulliver meets various other strange people - among them the extremely tall people of Brobdingnag and the useless scientists and philosophers of Laputa and Lagado, who spend their time trying to extract sunshine from cucumbers while failing... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 20.00
'It is universally read, from the cabinet council to the nursery,' remarked Alexander Pope when Gulliver's Travels was published in 1726. One of the unique books of world literature, Swift's masterful satire describes the astonishing voyages of one Lemuel Gulliver, a ship's surgeon, to surreal kingdoms inhabited by miniature people and giants, quack... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift is a witty and insightful satirical novel recounts the history of Lemuel Guliver, "First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of several Ships". In his travels Gulliver visits the Land of Lilliput, where he towers over the local inhabitants, the land of Brobdingnag where he is much smaller than the citizens,... more...
- Saddleback Educational Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95
These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page eBook retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. In this humorous satire, which makes fun of English politicians in the early 1700s, you'll travel... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
A Tale of a Tub is a well known allegorical work and a crystal clear affirmation of Swifts misanthropy with striking religious satire on all human races. It has stirring stylistic impact on its reader due its astuteness of language. Stimulating and thought-provoking! more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
Jonathan Swifts legendary work Gullivers Travels was first published in 1726. It is a stinging satire on hypocritical human nature. Through four fantastic voyages of Lemuel Gulliver, portrayed as an observer and prey of circumstances, Swift attacks the British society. As the incomparable master of irony and pun, he entertains... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Jump into Jonathan Swift's take-no-prisoners parody of seventeenth-century Christianity. Equal parts uproarious humor and incisive satire, A Tale of a Tub dissects the foibles and shortcomings of three brothers, each of whom represents a different branch of the Christian religion. Swift, himself a clergyman, sealed his reputation as one of England's... more...
- The Floating Press 1886; US$ 4.99
This discourse, as it is unquestionably of the same author, so it seems to have been written about the same time, with 'The Tale of a Tub;' I mean the year 1697, when the famous dispute was on foot about ancient and modern learning. The controversy took its rise from an essay of Sir William Temple's upon that subject. At length, there appearing... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 4.99
In the course of his famous travels, Gulliver is captured by miniature people who wage war on each other because of religious disagreement over how to crack eggs, is sexually assaulted by giants, visits a floating island, and decides that the society of horses is better than that of his fellow man. Swift's tough, filthy and incisive satire has much... more...