Don Quixote, Part I

By Lloyd S. Wagner; Richard Kohlrus (Illustrator); Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (Based on a Book by)
(Campfire, Paperback, 9789380028552, 68pp.)

Publication Date: April 26, 2011

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Don Quixote. The name is universally known for the idealistic, possibly insane, wannabe knight as much as a masterpiece of literature. Don Quixote, the book, is widely regarded as the first modern novel while Don Quixote, the character, is
among the most recognizable and beloved ever created.
The author, Miguel de Cervantes, once said of Don Quixote that he was created 'that children may handle him, youths may read him, men may understand him and old men may celebrate him.' Indeed, the misadventures of Quixote and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, are comical and entertaining to readers of all ages. At the same time, they speak deeply of man's place in the world and his aspirations.

This Campfire graphic novel adaptation is the ideal introduction to a story that readers will return to again and again throughout their lifetime.




About the Author




Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547 -1616) Es considerado la maxima figura de la literatura espanola y universalmente conocido por haber escrito Don Quijote de la Mancha, que muchos criticos han descrito como la primera novela moderna y una de las mejores obras de la literatura universal. En 1605 publica la primera parte del Quijote, pero el exito dura poco. En sus ultimos anos publica las "Novelas ejemplares" (1613), el "Viaje del Parnaso" (1614), "Ocho comedias y ocho entremeses" (1615) y la segunda parte del Quijote (1615). El triunfo literario no lo libro de sus penurias economicas. Dedico sus ultimos meses de vida a "Los trabajos de Persiles y Segismunda" (de publicacion postuma, en 1617). Murio en Madrid el 23 de abril de 1616 y fue enterrado de caridad.
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