Don Quixote

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Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra
Knopf, 1991 - Fiction - 548 pages
33 Reviews
(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

Our ceaseless human quest for something larger than ourselves has never been represented with more insight and love than in this story ofDon Quixote–pursuing his vision of glory in a ?mercantile age–and his shrewd, skeptical man?servant, Sancho Panza. As they set out to right the world’s wrongs in knightly combat, the narrative moves from philosophical speculation to broad comedy, taking in pastoral, farce, and fantasy on the way. The first and still the greatest of all European novels,Don Quixotehas been as important for the modern world as the poems of Homer were for the ancients.

Translated by P. A. Motteux
  

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Review: Don Quixote

User Review  - John - Goodreads

I almost stopped reading after the first part. I felt like I had a flavor for what the book had to offer, and I assumed the second part was more of the same. But I am very glad I did some research and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bryan - Goodreads

A brilliant story, all things considered. It can certainly use major editing, however, and be brought into modern context. Read full review

Contents

An Introduction to that famous gentleman
11
Ill Of the Pleasant Manner of the Knighting of
23
Of what passed between Don Quixote and
56
How Don Quixote arrived at an Inn which
65
How Don Quixote set at liberty many poor
104
The Story of Cardenio
123
OfSanchos Journey to the I ady Dulcinea
140
The Story of Dorothea who loved Don Fernando
156
What happened during their further Journey
186
Of the extraordinary Battle which Don Quixote
192
happened at the Inn
199
Wherein is continued the History of the famous
206
Of the strange Enchantment of the Unfortunate
213
Wherein is continued the wonderful Adventures
221
Wherein is finally decided the Dispute about
228
In which is finished the notable Adventures of
236

Of the journey to the Inn
171
The Story Sancho Panza told his Master of
180

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About the author (1991)

Carlos Fuentes is the author of more than a dozen novels, including The Years with Laura D?az, The Old Gringo, and The Death of Artemio Cruz.


From the Trade Paperback edition.