Gulliver's Travels published by Oxford University Press

Gulliver goes to sea hoping for adventure and finds countries with giants, little people, mad inventors and some very clever horses. Everything is as different from England as Gulliver can possibly imagine.

And at the same time absolutely just the same...


It's been very interesting, as well as a great responsibility, to re-tell Jonathan Swift's masterpiece. Although it has been admitted that there's not much point in making fun of Robert Walpole anymore (after all, he died in 1745) mostly the book makes it clear that people have hardly changed at all since Gulliver set sail on his first voyage on May 4th 1699.

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