In the world of literature, Don Quixote is the classic story. Generally regarded as the first modern novel, this marvelous book has stood the test of time to become irrevocably intertwined with the fabric of society. It earns a special place in the hearts and minds of all who read it.
Sixteenth-century Spanish gentleman Don Quixote is so captivated by the chivalrous stories he reads that he decides to pursue bold aventures of his own. Accompanied by his squire Sancho Panza, Quixote takes to the roads, determined to fight evil and help those unable to help themselves. But Quixote's whims, fed by his own delusional fantasies, lead to more trouble than triumph.
At once a humorous, romantic, and sad tale, Don Quixote is a literary landmark that no person should miss. This fresh translation by award-winning translator Edith Grossman, brings the novel to life as never before. Unabridged. Read by George Guidall. 35 CDs. 40.5 hours.