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Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Book DescriptionWITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HAROLD BLOOM. Widely regarded as the world's first modern novel, and one of the funniest and most tragic books ever written, Don Quixote chronicles the famous picaresque adventures of the noble knight-errant Don Quixote de La Mancha and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, as they travel through sixteenth-century Spain. Unless you read Spanish, you've never read Don Quixote.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099469698
(216mm x 135mm x 42mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Miguel de Cervantes
Exemplary Novels, Hardback (January 2017)
Edith Grossman, celebrated for her brilliant translation of Don Quixote, offers a dazzling new version of another Cervantes classic, on the 400th anniversary of his death
Oxford Reading Tree Treetops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 19: Don Quixote, Paperback (May 2016)
Don Quixote thinks he is the bravest knight-errant in all of Spain but he is the most deluded! Follow him on his hilarious misadventures! TreeTops Greatest Stories is a series of timeless classics for children aged 711. Its much-loved stories, beautiful artwork and careful levelling make it easy to select books that children will love.
Don Quixote, Paperback (March 2016)
After a lifetime of reading books on chivalry, Don Quixote decides to embark on a quest of his own. Taking up a lance and sword, he sets out to become a wandering knight, defending the helpless and vanquishing the wicked. Hopelessly unprepared and increasingly losing his grip on reality, he travels across Spain accompanied by his squire.
Cervantes's Eight Interludes, Paperback (October 2015)» View all books by Miguel de Cervantes
Accessible translations of Miguel de Cervantes's lesser known plays
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Author Biography - Miguel de Cervantes
Miguel de Cervantes was born on September 29, 1547, in Alcala de Henares, Spain. At twenty-three he enlisted in the Spanish militia and in 1571 fought against the Turks in the battle of Lepanto, where a gunshot wound permanently crippled his left hand. He spent four more years at sea and then another five as a slave after being captured by Barbary pirates. Ransomed by his family, he returned to Madrid but his disability hampered him; it was in debtor's prison that he began to write Don Quixote. Cervantes wrote many other works, including poems and plays, but he remains best known as the author of Don Quixote. He died on April 23, 1616. Edith Grossman is the award-winning translator of major works by many of Latin America's most important writers. Born in Philadelphia, she attended the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California at Berkeley before receiving her PhD from New York University. She lives in New York City.
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