Description : A middle-aged Spaniard, impressed by the fantasy he finds in books, sets off with his servant to revive the age of chivalry.
Description : 'he thought it expedient and necessary that he should commence knight-errant, and wander through the world, with his horse and arms, in quest of adventures' Don Quixote, first published in two parts in 1605 and 1615, is one of the world's greatest comic novels. Inspired by tales of chivalry, Don Quixote of La Mancha embarks on a series of adventures with his faithful servant Sancho Panza by his side. The novel has acquired mythic status and its influence on modern fiction is profound. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
Description : Explore the stormy romance between Alice and the grim Clockmaker!Explore the stormy romance between Alice and the grim Clockmaker! Unwillingly drawn into the Country of Hearts, Alice decides to make the Clocktower her home. However, the volatile relationship between Alice and Julius the Clockmaker does not make her stay easy. Just when she thinks she's had enough, other players who vie for Alice's heart enter the picture: the dream demon Nightmare, and the dashing Ace of Hearts. Who will Alice choose?
Description : The origins of the novel can be traced to this picaresque tale of an errant knight and his comical sidekick. The new edition of the invaluable reference will aid students, writers, and readers seeking the strongest contemporary criticism of Miguel de Cervantes's beloved work. Helpful features include a bibliography, a chronology of the author's life, and an index, along with an informative introductory essay by Yale literature professor Harold Bloom.