Gargantua and Pantagruel

Gargantua and Pantagruel


Biting and bawdy, clever and smutty, lofty and coffee, Gargantua and Pantagruel is delusion at the grandest of scales, advised with an unquenchable thirst for all of human experience.

Rabelais's full of life exam of the lifetime of his times-from extraordinary battles to nice consuming bouts, from satire on faith and schooling to matter-of-fact descriptions of physically capabilities and desires-is one of many nice comedian masterpieces of literature.

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