The Blundecral is a fictional holy book in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels. It contains the teachings of the prophet Lustrog. Both people of Lilliput and Blefuscu follow this holy book, but there are disagreements regarding the correct interpretation of the scripture.
The book contains the teachings of the prophet Lustrog.
Role in the Story Edit
Disputes regarding the interpretation of the scripture lead to fighting between the people of Lilliput and Blefuscu.
Related Real-World Works Edit
- In Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift compares the Blundecral to the Qur'an.
- The story of the sectarian disputes between Lilliput and Blefuscu satirizes real-world disputes of a similar nature.