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Gulliver's travels, Martin Rowson

Label
Gulliver's travels
Title
Gulliver's travels
Statement of responsibility
Martin Rowson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the inimitable Martin Rowson, a modern illustrated retelling of Swift's classic, Gulliver's Travels. On 5 November 1699, the Merchant Ship Antelope foundered on a rock at the Latitude of 30 degrees 2 minutes south. The only survivor of the crew was the ship's physician, Lemuel Gulliver, who some hours later awoke, bound by hundreds of tiny ropes, lying on a beach in the Empire of Lilliput. On 31 August 1997, Gulliver's direct (although unwitting) descendent was being driven back from a conference in Paris when, travelling through an underpass, his vehicle was struck with great force from behind. Rendered unconscious, he was next aware of being thrown from a helicopter into a shallow sea. On awaking next morning, he found himself bound by hundreds of tiny ropes, lying on a beach and surrounded by tiny figures welcoming him to ... a modern Lilliput. This is only the beginning of his adventures, as he finds himself, quite by chance, visiting the same places as his famous forebear, only three centuries later. Thus the Modern Gulliver learns how history has unfolded for the Lilliputians, discovering the secrets of the 'New' Lilliput's economic boom and accidentally precipitating its crash. He finds out how the giants of Brobdingnag were inspired to transform their way of life by his ancestor's example, impressed by their encounter with one of 'the most pernicious Race of little odious vermin that Nature ever suffered to crawl upon the surface of the Earth'
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
741.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
Label
Gulliver's travels, Martin Rowson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Based on the novel by Jonathan Swift
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A voyage to Lilliput -- A voyage to Brobdignag -- A voyage to Laputa, Banibarbi, Luggnagg, Glubbdubdrib, and Japan -- A voyage to the country of the Houyhnhnms
Control code
ocn813861449
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781782390084
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)813861449
Label
Gulliver's travels, Martin Rowson
Publication
Note
Based on the novel by Jonathan Swift
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A voyage to Lilliput -- A voyage to Brobdignag -- A voyage to Laputa, Banibarbi, Luggnagg, Glubbdubdrib, and Japan -- A voyage to the country of the Houyhnhnms
Control code
ocn813861449
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781782390084
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)813861449

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