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Don Quixote Of The Mancha - Everyman's Library CHILDREN'S CLASSICS (Hardback)
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Don Quixote Of The Mancha - Everyman's Library CHILDREN'S CLASSICS (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 18/12/1998
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The story of the Spanish knight Don Quizote whose devotion to the tales of chivalry leads him into a series of bizarre adventures in the company of his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, blends fantasy, comedy and gripping narrative in a way that has appealed to children ever since it was first published. All the wisdom and humour of Cervantes' great seventeenth-century classic are to be found in Parry's very readable modern abridgement, enhanced by the delightful illustrations of Walter Crane, one of the greatest of all English children's book illustrators.

Publisher: Everyman
ISBN: 9781857155020
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 515 g
Dimensions: 210 x 162 x 22 mm

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“Surprisingly good”

I loved the way the story was written. The diary format actually made me draw my curtains in case dracula was waiting for me...
It is a lot better than the modern take on vampires. Twilight does not beat this classic.

Paperback edition
12th December 2011
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Well my main feeling about this is that I finished it. It was a bit of a slog, I say a bit, it was epic but sadly not because it was gripping or the aadventure carried me away but because it was a hard to keep... More

Paperback edition
27th February 2015
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Keiran L

“A masterpiece of Spanish literature. ”

For a novel written four centuries ago Don Quixote has a lot of relevance to modern life. Cervantes populates Spain with colourful and unusual characters who help, fight, victimise and learn from the two central... More

Paperback edition
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8th February 2016
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