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The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World

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The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World - Egginton, William
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'In 1605 a crippled, greying, almost toothless veteran of Spain's wars against the Ottoman Empire published a book. That book, Don Quixote, went on to sell more copies than any other book beside the Bible, making its author, Miguel de Cervantes, the most widely read author in human history. Cervantes did more than just publish a bestseller, though. He invented a way of writing.' In Cervantes' time, 'fiction' was synonymous with a lie. Books were either history, and true, or 'poetry' which might be invented, but had to ...

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The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World 2017, Bloomsbury USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781635570243

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The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World 2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

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The Man Who Invented Fiction: How Cervantes Ushered in the Modern World 2016, Bloomsbury USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781620401750

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