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Cervantes Jean Caravaggio

Cervantes

Jean Caravaggio

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ISBN : 9788423999156
Hardcover
431 pages
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The life of Cervantes, author of Don Quixote, has always posed a puzzle to scholars: a tantalizing patchwork of myth, fact, and conjecture. We know that he was a soldier and later a tax collector- that he was maimed in battle at Lepanto and heldMoreThe life of Cervantes, author of Don Quixote, has always posed a puzzle to scholars: a tantalizing patchwork of myth, fact, and conjecture. We know that he was a soldier and later a tax collector- that he was maimed in battle at Lepanto and held prisoner of war by the Turks- that he was thrown in jail, and later excommunicated- that he vanished from view for years at a time- and that at the age of 57, in 1605, he published the masterpiece that was both the first modern novel and the first best seller.