Gulliver's Travels (Wordsworth Classics)

by Jonathan Swift | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 1853260274 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingzimortwing of Gjøvik, Oppland fylke Norway on 10/11/2008
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Journal Entry 1 by wingzimortwing from Gjøvik, Oppland fylke Norway on Saturday, October 11, 2008
From the back of the book: Jonathan Swift`s classical fable was first published following the "South Sea Bubble" and other financial and commercial scandals which sadly strike a chord in our own times. It introduced many fictional lands and peoples which have since entered the English language, including the minute inhabitants of Lilliput, the giants of Brobdingnag, and the Yahoos in the land of the Houyhnhnms. Swift`s attack on the futility of science which is not applied to human betterment in its widest sense, is relevant to today`s post-industrial culture.

I bought this book in a second-hand-shop to be released.

I had some trouble finishing this. I have read several other books in between, but are now ready to read something else. Not bad really, but I had some trouble concentrating on the book. And I had to finish it since it is a "1001 book you must read before you die" book.

Journal Entry 2 by wingzimortwing at Gjøvik, Oppland fylke Norway on Saturday, November 21, 2009

Released 12 yrs ago (11/21/2009 UTC) at Gjøvik, Oppland fylke Norway

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I have now send this in the mail to Australia.

Journal Entry 3 by Monki-ies from Somerset, Tasmania Australia on Wednesday, December 16, 2009
thank you for sending this, i will read and then release as an rabck

Journal Entry 4 by Monki-ies at on Sunday, March 7, 2010

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