A to Z of Statues – Q is for Don Quixote

“Don Quixote is the national glory of Spain.  No one who does not know that has the right to call himself a Spaniard.  There is a monument to him in Madrid…he was our first revolutionary.” – Gerald Brenan,  ‘South from Granada’

 

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9 responses to “A to Z of Statues – Q is for Don Quixote

  1. Ah the dreamer of La Mancha ,yes nice statue front of house in Alcala de Henares and the windmills of Consuegra. Our must read book in Spanish! Cheers

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  2. A good rang of pics. As you know, I didn’t enjoy the book

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  3. I still enjoy the book and take small dips into it regularly – but I couldn’t read it straight through. And your collection of illustrations is great.

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  4. I would like to be able to read it in Spanish. I enjoyed it so much the first time I read it in English. Years later I tried to read it again and was disappointed in the translation. Now I wish I could remember who translated the first one I read, which was superior.

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