Gulliver’s Travels


Gulliver’s Travels
a novel (1726) by Jonathan Swift in which he attacked the British attitudes of his time towards religion, science, the law, etc, using satire. Lemuel Gulliver, an English traveller, visits strange lands, including Lilliput, where the people are all tiny, Brobdingnag, where the people are all giants, and the country of the Houyhnhnms and the Yahoos, where the horses are wise and the humans are stupid and cruel. The story has always been very popular with both adults and children.

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