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, informed with an unquenchable thirst for all of human experience.

Rabelais's lively exam of the lifetime of his times-from weird and wonderful battles to nice ingesting bouts, from satire on faith and schooling to matter-of-fact descriptions of physically services and desires-is one of many nice comedian masterpieces of literature.

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