Gulliver's Travels [Reading]

John Sessions reads from Jonathan Swift's classic, abridged by Roger Pine.

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0120020902

Arriving in Lilliput, Lemuel Gulliver finds himself a prisoner of the little people after falling asleep.

0220020903

Gulliver helps the Lilliputians in the war with their neighbours and puts out a fire in the queen's apartment.

0320020904

Gulliver escapes from Lilliput, only to face a different challenge on his second voyage.

0420020905

Having been exploited by an immoral farmer, Gulliver finds sanctuary at the court in Brobdingnag.

0520020906

Gulliver debates politics with the king of Brobdingnag before returning home after a lucky accident.

0620020909

Lemuel Gulliver sets sail on his third voyage.

He arrives in Laputa, an island in the air.

0720020910

Gulliver discovers a society where the intellectual elite learn how to extract sunbeams from cucumbers.

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Gulliver's final voyage takes him to the land of the Houyhnhms, horses who rule the island's human population.

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Gulliver learns much about the shortcomings of mankind from his Houyhnhm master.

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The Representative Council decides that Gulliver can no longer live on its island.