The mother of the Western novel, Cervantes’s ever-green parody of knightly romance maps the colourful adventures of Don Quixote and his faithful servant Sancho Panza as they strive to perform acts of valour in sixteenth-century Spain.
'He thought it expedient and necessary that he should commence knight-errant, and wander through the world, with his horse and arms, in quest of adventures'
Don Quixote, first published in two parts in 1605 and 1615, is one of the world's greatest comic novels. Inspired by tales of chivalry, Don Quixote of La Mancha embarks on a series of adventures with his faithful servant Sancho Panza by his side. The novel has acquired mythic status and its influence on modern fiction is profound.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 1008
Weight: 672 g
Dimensions: 195 x 128 x 45 mm
'This modernized version of Jarvis is attractive and readable.' Times Literary Supplement
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