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DetailsDon 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 comic and entertaining to readers of all ages. At the same time, they speak deeply of the 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. Read it, revel in it and love it.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Miguel de Cervantes was born on September 29, 1547, in Alcala de Henares, Spain. At twenty-three he enlisted in the Spanish militia and in 1571 fought against the Turks in the battle of Lepanto, where a gunshot wound permanently crippled his left hand. He spent four more years at sea and then another five as a slave after being captured by Barbary pirates. Ransomed by his family, he returned to Madrid but his disability hampered him; it was in debtor's prison that he began to write Don Quixote. Cervantes wrote many other works, including poems and plays, but he remains best known as the author of Don Quixote. He died on April 23, 1616.ADAPTED BY: Lloyd S. Wagner is a father of three, writer and entrepreneur. A Graduate of King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, he has been writing business news and profiles, feature stories and screenplays since attaining his BA in English in 1983. Inspired by his sons he has written El Chupacabras: Trail of the Goatsucker, his first book for the juvenile/young adult market, followed by Greenman in the Oliver Family Adventure Series. Mr. Wagner resides in Forty Fort, Pennsylvania, with his family.ABOUT THE PUBLISHER: Campfire is to entertain and educate young minds by creating unique illustrated books that recount stories of human values, arouse curiosity in the world around us, and inspire with tales of great deeds of unforgettable people.
SKU Code PRK B 1191 Weight in Kg 0.0300 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9788190782944 Author Name MIGUEL DE CERVANTES. Adapted by Lloyd S Wagner. Illustrated by Richard Kohlrus. Publisher Name Campfire Graphic Novels