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The 100 best nonfiction books: No 88 – A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift (1729)

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 88 – A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift (1729)

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The satirist’s jaw-dropping solution to the plight of the Irish poor is among the most powerful tracts in the English language Jonathan Swift, “the gloomy dean”, was a great satirist, a Tory essayist and poet, renowned for Gulliver’s Travels, whose work has not only remained almost continuously in …

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