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No ordinary man : the life and times of Miguel de Cervantes

Author: Donald McCrory
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Pub., 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Dover edView all editions and formats
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The first biography to be aimed at the general reader as much as at students and historians, No Ordinary Man is a fascinating study of the life and work of Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616), the writer known as the?Spanish Shakespeare' and author of the timeless classic Don Quixote. A renaissance man in all senses of the term, Cervantes was, in his time, an adventurer, spy, soldier, hostage and creator of the first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McCrory, Donald.
No ordinary man.
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Pub., 2006
(DLC) 2006050214
Named Person: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald McCrory
ISBN: 072061628X 9780720616286
OCLC Number: 905977373
Notes: Originally published: London : P. Owen, 2002.
Description: 1 online resource (320 pages, [32] pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Responsibility: Donald P. McCrory.
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The first biography to be aimed at the general reader as much as at students and historians, No Ordinary Man is a fascinating study of the life and work of Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616), the writer known as the?Spanish Shakespeare' and author of the timeless classic Don Quixote. A renaissance man in all senses of the term, Cervantes was, in his time, an adventurer, spy, soldier, hostage and creator of the first European novel. This biography is based on the latest original research and incorporates previously unpublished material on Cervantes' long period of captivity in Algiers, his.

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