Gargantua and Pantagruel - Fifth Book of Pantagruel: Introduction, Prologue of the Author and Chapters 1-25 (p. 873-960) Summary & Analysis

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Fifth Book of Pantagruel: Introduction, Prologue of the Author and Chapters 1-25 (p. 873-960) Summary

The Introduction states that this book was published in 1564, eleven years after Rabelais' death, and Queen Marguerite de Navarre of France is eulogized in Prologue, before the readers are encouraged to drink merrily and continue reading Pantagruel's story.

When Pantagruel and his men land on the Ringing Island in chapter one, the hermit Braguibus subjects them to four dreadful fasts; else they will not be admitted on the island. When Pantagruel delivers a letter from Braguibus to Albiam Camat, the Master Aedituus of Ringing Island in the next chapter, Aedituus explains that Ringing Island was once inhabited by Siticines but they were transfigured into birds. He tells the men about the various birds on the island in the next four chapters...

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