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Gulliver’s Travels – Book Review

Gulliver’s Travels is a book written by Jonathan Swift . It is based on the life of Lemuel Gulliver , an Englishman who lived in England and was trained as a surgeon who travels when his business fails . This story takes place in 1700’s.

In his first voyage his ship wrecked and he found himself bound by innumerable tiny threads and he met tiny people named  Lilliputians and the name of the land was Lilliput .When they understood that he is not an enemy they released him . He needed food as same as 1000 Lilliputians would eat . When the  were in war with the people in Blefuscu Gulliver helped Lilliputians to defeat them . After sometime he was blamed to fire the king’s palace and they decided to shoot  in his eyes and to starve him to death . When he had known that he escaped to Blefuscu and after sometime he gets back to his native place , England.

Gulliver next gets to a land named Brobdingnag were people are giants and he was like a Lilliputian to them . A farmer caught him and after sometime he selles Gulliver to the queen of the country . he was also a part of the court as he sings beautifully . One day he needed to fight with huge rats for his life . On a trip to frontier,accompanying the royal couple Gulliver leaves Brobdingnag when his cage was plucked up by an eagle and dropped into the sea .

Book review written by DEV NANDAN A , Class 8 B, Kendriya Vidyalaya Adoor Shift 1

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  1. sreelekshmi r nair

    Yes its true that this book is v.Good. I red this book in Malayalam,my MOTHER TONGUE . It was available in English also BUT all sead I have to buy it in MALAYALAM ,well I have to learn my MOTHER TONGUE also

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