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Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Book DescriptionDon Quixote is a middle-aged gentleman from the region of La Mancha in central Spain. Obsessed with the chivalrous ideals touted in the many books he has read, he decides to take up his lance and sword to defend the helpless and destroy the wicked. After a first failed adventure, he sets out on a second one with a somewhat befuddled laborer named Sancho Panza, whom he has persuaded to accompany him. In many works, the experiences of a man like Don Quixote would probably appear tragic. He's repeatedly beaten, chased away, lied to, and misunderstood. But in the hands of Miguel de Cervantes, these events are comic.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781400109012
(137mm x 163mm x 42mm)
Imprint: Tantor Media, Inc
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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
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 (1547-1616) was a Spanish novelist, playwright, and poet, best known as the creator of Don Quixote, the most famous figure in Spanish literature. A highly respected and enthusiastic audiobook narrator, David Case specialized in creating unique and interesting character voices.
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