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The Fables by John Gay , Volume One
51 poems by the writer of The Beggar's Opera
John Gay had a humorously sardonic view of human nature. From three centuries ago, his Fables show that nothing changes. All life is here - charlatans, doxies, thugs, misers, the self-deluded, the gossips, the opportunist politicians ... and many animals who know better.
Fully illustrated with line drawings by Dandi Palmer.
Suitable for 14 plus and Adults