“Hesperus Press's elegant reissue of Jonathan Swift's slim, unfinished Directions to Servants.” -- The Atlantic
“Though this dates back to 1731, it still can produce laughs.” -- Library Journal
About the Author
Irish clergyman and satirist Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745) is best remembered for his philosophical parody Gulliver's Travels. Journalist and political correspondent Colm Toibin is one of Ireland's leading contemporary writers. His most recent novel is the Booker-shortlisted The Blackwater Lightship.