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Paperback Don Quixote Book

ISBN: 0140440100

ISBN13: 9780140440102

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Don Quixote -- by far the most famous book in Spanish literature -- was originally intended by Cervantes as a skit on traditional popular ballads, but he also parodied the romances of chivalry. As a result he produced one of the most entertaining adventure stories of all time and created, in Don Quixote and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, two of the greatest characters in fiction. By 1615, when he died 'old, a soldier, a gentleman and poor', his...

Customer Reviews

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Top Notch Book Condition

Had to read some of the book for my English class and was one of the more entertaining ones. The font was super small and there were a ton of pages though!

The Great Cervantes And The Great Don Quijote!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote De La Mancha =The Greatest Piece Of Literature Ever Written !!End Of Discussion!! Don Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra=The Greatest Writer Who Ever Lived !!End Of Discussion!! Professor Alphonse A. Dattolo

Smollett translation

I have looked at a number of translations of Don Quixote. I don't know why this tranlation is often passed over. It is my favorite by far and I think it stands on its own as a masterpiece. I can't imagine the original language surpassing it.

Don Quixote Mentions in Our Blog

Don Quixote in 9 Memorable Literary Fools
9 Memorable Literary Fools
Published by Ashly Moore Sheldon • March 31, 2022

For April Fool's Day, we're exploring the role of fools in literature. Shakespeare is sometimes credited with establishing the fool as instrumental in his plots. Though they serve as subjects of amusement, and even ridicule, they often emerge as the ones who see the world most clearly.

Don Quixote in Summer Reading List: Classics Edition
Summer Reading List: Classics Edition
Published by Ashly Moore Sheldon • June 16, 2021

Are you ready for a reading challenge this summer? We’ve rounded up a list of exceptional classics for you to consider. You could call them the original beach books!

Don Quixote in Timeless Classics with Timely Updates
Timeless Classics with Timely Updates
Published by Ashly Moore Sheldon • April 03, 2020

Getting young people to read old books can be challenging. One successful approach we’ve come across is to pair the original with a modern take on the story. Here we feature ten classic books matched with fun, updated retellings.

Don Quixote in The Great American Read on PBS
The Great American Read on PBS
Published by Beth Clark • August 03, 2018
The Great American Read is a PBS series that explores and celebrates the power of reading as the core of an ambitious digital, educational, and community outreach campaign designed to get the country reading and passionately talking about books. One hundred books, to be exact, so as promised, here are the next 20!
Don Quixote in 30 Facts About Books for National Trivia Day
30 Facts About Books for National Trivia Day
Published by Bianca Smith • January 04, 2018

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