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 : Don Quixote -- by far the most famous book in Spanish literature -- was originally intended by Cervantes as a skit on traditional popular ballads, but he also parodied the romances of chivalry. As a result he produced one of the most entertaining adventure stories of all time and created, in Don Quixote and his faithful squire, Sancho Panza, two of the greatest characters in fiction. By 1615, when he died 'old, a soldier, a gentleman and poor', his book was already famous in both French and English. Book jacket.
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 : Clarifies the complex reasons that led Spaniards to see Don Quixote as a symbol of their cultural history and identity.