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The death and life of Miguel de Cervantes : a novel

Author: Stephen Marlowe
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub. ; [Boston, Mass.] : Distributed by Little, Brown and Co., 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st North American edView all editions and formats
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A fictionalized biography of Spain's famous writer, the author of Don Quixote. The son of an impoverished noble, he becomes a soldier, is wounded in the Battle of Lepanto, later is captured by pirates and held for ransom. While in jail in Algiers he is inspired to become a writer. By the author of The Lighthouse at the End of the World.
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Biographical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Marlowe, Stephen, 1928-2008.
Death and life of Miguel de Cervantes.
New York : Arcade Pub. ; [Boston, Mass.] : Distributed by Little, Brown and Co., 1996
(OCoLC)605070378
Named Person: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Marlowe
ISBN: 155970358X 9781559703581
OCLC Number: 35025811
Description: ix, 495 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Stephen Marlowe.

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A fictionalized biography of Spain's famous writer, the author of Don Quixote. The son of an impoverished noble, he becomes a soldier, is wounded in the Battle of Lepanto, later is captured by pirates and held for ransom. While in jail in Algiers he is inspired to become a writer. By the author of The Lighthouse at the End of the World.

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