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The adventures of Don Quixote

Author: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; J M Cohen
Publisher: Baltimore : Penguin, ©1950
Series: Penguin classics, L10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the adventurous knight-errant and his squire Sancho Panzo, who set out to right the wrongs of the world. Although published nearly 400 years ago in Spanish, this parody of the chivalrous life remains amazingly familiar in translation today-perhaps from the extensive influence it has played on novelists, playwrights and even composers over the centuries, or perhaps from its eternal story of the childlike  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616.
Adventures of Don Quixote.
Baltimore : Penguin, [1950]
(OCoLC)1019911980
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra; J M Cohen
ISBN: 0606030050 9780606030052
OCLC Number: 32318661
Notes: Cover title: Don Quixote.
Description: 940 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics, L10.
Other Titles: Don Quixote.
Don Quixote
Responsibility: translated by J.M. Cohen.

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The story of the adventurous knight-errant and his squire Sancho Panzo, who set out to right the wrongs of the world. Although published nearly 400 years ago in Spanish, this parody of the chivalrous life remains amazingly familiar in translation today-perhaps from the extensive influence it has played on novelists, playwrights and even composers over the centuries, or perhaps from its eternal story of the childlike and comic view of a decayed world by a madman stuck in a golden past.

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