Don Quixote Author:Miguel De Cervantes Saavedra ; Lester G. Crocker A world-beloved classic that is, in Macaulay's words, "the best novel in the world, beyond comparison..." — Don Quixote, a Spanish gentleman of the seventeenth century, came to believe he was truly a knight-errant. Taking as his squire a country bumpkin named Sancho Panza, he sallied forth on his broken-down nag, Rosinante, in search of knightly ... more »adventures.
Cervantes conceived of his book as a biting satire on the Spain of his day, But his own high spirits, generous heart, and wealth of imagination transformed a figure of ridicule into a truly noble hero, his book into a comic masterpiece.
Translated from the Spanish by Charles Jarvis.
Abridged and Edited, with an Introduction by Lester G. Crocker« less