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Jonathan Swift - Author

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745), Irish author and journalist, the foremost prose satirist in the English language. Swift's best known work is Gulliver's Travels (1726).

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Gulliver
Jonathan Swift - illustrated by Lauren O'Neill
‘My name is Gulliver, and I have a tale to tell that will make your hair stand up and your mouth hang open.' So starts Mary Webb's robust and lively retelling of Swift's classic and it will indeed have children...
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Format: Hardback | Released 09/11/2015
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A Tale of a Tub
Jonathan Swift
Swift's exuberant, bawdy fable is a unique satire on politics, religion, fashion, madness and on writing itself - one which can be seen as anticipating the postmodern age with its witty digressions and dissection of the art of fiction.
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/09/2004
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Gulliver's Travels
Jonathan Swift
When Gulliver finds himself washed up on the shores of the island of Lilliput inhabited by ‘little people' and taken prisoner his life is to change forever but that is just the beginning of his story. For following his escape...
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Format: Paperback | Released 30/01/2003
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