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Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
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Nov 09, 2011

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Read from May 28 to June 08, 2013

Brilliant satire, on so many things: religion, politics, history, even Man himself. So much of this still holds up today. And for the time, some of the passages are a bit explicit - the Lilliputians being impressed by his "package," urinating on the palace, the Brobdingnagian nipples, et cetera. I don't think we ever really covered this in school, but now I'm glad that we didn't, as it gave me a chance to better appreciate it on its own merits.

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