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Don Quixote de la Mancha - Vol I

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ISBN-10: 1406791725

ISBN-13: 9781406791723

Edition: N/A

Authors: Miguel de Cervantes

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Pomona Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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List price: $33.99
Publisher: Read Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 452
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.232

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was born in Alcala de Henares, Spain, in 1547. In 1585, a few months after his marriage to Catalina de Salazar, he published his first major work as an author, the pastoral novel La Galatea which was poorly received. Cervantes became a tax collector in Granada in 1594, but was imprisoned in 1597 due to money problems with the government. Folklore maintains that while in prison, he wrote his most famous novel, Don Quixote, which was an immediate success upon publication in 1605. After several years of writing short novels and plays, Cervantes was spurred to write the sequel to Don Quixote in 1615 when an unauthorized sequel appeared to great acclaim. Though…