By Jonathan Swift, Nick Eliopulos
Gulliver has an itch to go back and forth worldwide, yet at any time when he steps on a boat, undesirable success turns out to discover him. he's shipwrecked, deserted, marooned, and mutinied opposed to, and every time lands in a wierd and curious position. First he discovers the dominion of the six-inch-tall Lilliputians, then the rustic of the large Brobdingnagians, then the island of the educational Laputans, which floats within the sky, and at last the noble realm of the horselike Houyhnhnms. Who knew there have been such a lot of strange creatures below the solar?
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Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, Nick Eliopulos