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“In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.”

- Miguel de Cervantes

Weekly Quote

‘He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all.’

Miguel de Cervantes

Friday Reviews: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes

The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha

Miguel de Cervantes

It may be the most influential novel ever written. The tale of the mad Spaniard and his naive squire shows up in everything from Sherlock Holmes to… 419 more words


Book Review: Don Quixote

Book Name: Don Quixote
Author: Miguel de Cervantes
First Published:1605 (part one) 1615 (part two)

Miguel de Cervantes was born in 1547 in Alcalá de Henares, Spain. 1,283 more words


Snippet: "Fresh light" on Cervantes?

The title of a recent article in El País in English by Margot Molina claims this, the text then relativizes that initial statement: we get to know what Cervantes did, apart from writing, to earn a living when he lived in Seville province, but we don’t get to know more about his personality and private life.

Story Update: on Cervantes

“Trust in time who gives sweet exits and many bitter difficulties”

-Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Writing this story was very inspiring,  and made me want to express and represent as much about Cervantes’ life as possible.

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Biography: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

(c. 1547–1616)

Cervantes was a man of words, poetry and theater, and a soldier. Born near Madrid to a deaf surgeon and his wife, Cervantes and his family were always on the move and always poor. 403 more words

Miguel De Cervantes