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Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathan Swift: A Review

Demonstrating quite vividly the difference that a few years and a sense of humor can make, Gulliver’s Travels is a very different tale from its closest comparative, Robinson Crusoe. It is one of those books that most undergraduates encounter in … Continue reading

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Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe: A Review

G. and I are planning to read through the Guardian’s list of the “100 Best Novels in English,” but it looks like a daunting task. We have only just started, and I still have to go back and finish The Pilgrim’s Progress … Continue reading

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