Gulliver’s Travels uses the narrative of a mock travel writer to explore exotic and imaginary locations.
This book mounts a scathing attack on the morals, politics and learning of the eighteenth century, culminating in possibly the greatest satire ever written: the story of the Houyhnhnms.
Reviewed by Robin Blake in Slightly Foxed Issue 50.
Travelling with Swift
Among quite a few things Gulliver’s Travels has in common with Alice in Wonderland, one in particular would have surprised their authors: each jumped nimbly across the boundary of their assumed...Read more