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Jonathan Swift

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Jonathan Swift is almost universally accorded a leading place among the greatest of prose satirists. Born in Dublin of English parents on November 30, 1667, Swift never knew his father, who had died several months before his birth. After his mother returned to England the boy was raised in Ireland by paternal uncles, all of whom were lawyers. At the age of six Swift entered Kilkenny School, the foremost Anglican academy in Ireland, and at fourteen he was admitted to Trinity College, Dublin. In 1688 political turmoil prompted many Protestants to flee Ireland, and the twenty-one-year-old Swift journeyed to England, where... Read More

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Gulliver's Travels

Written by Jonathan Swift
Adapted by Nick Eliopulos
Illustrated by John Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $4.99

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Also available as an eBook, eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.

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Gulliver's Travels

Written by Jonathan Swift


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: November 26, 1991
Price: $22.00

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Gulliver's Travels and Other Writings

Written by Jonathan Swift


Format: Paperback, 656 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: September 1, 1984
Price: $4.95

First published in 1726, this masterpiece tells the incredible tale of Lemuel Gulliver, an English ship's surgeon. He is shipwrecked upon the shores of Lilliput, where the residents are only six inches high, then journeys takes him to the land of Brobdingnag, populated by giants, a floating island in the sky... Read more >
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Gulliver's Travels and Other Writings

Written by Jonathan Swift


Format: eBook, 656 pages
Publisher: Bantam Classics
On Sale: June 15, 2011
Price: $1.99

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Also available as a paperback.

Gulliver's Travels

Written by Jonathan Swift
Adapted by Nick Eliopulos
Illustrated by John Walker


Format: eBook, 112 pages
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $3.99

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Also available as an eBook, hardcover, trade paperback and a trade paperback.

Gulliver's Travels
(A Modern Library E-Book)
Written by Jonathan Swift


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 31, 2000
Price: $7.99

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