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Fodor's Spain 2014
Casa de Cervantes
Casa de Cervantes Review
A plaque marks the private home where Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, author of Don Quijote de la Mancha, committed his final words to paper: "Puesto ya el pie en el estribo, con ansias de la muerte" ("One foot already in the stirrup and yearning for death"). The Western world's first runaway best seller and still one of the most widely translated and read books in the world, Cervantes's spoof of a knightly novel playfully but profoundly satirized Spain's rise and decline while portraying man's dual nature in the pragmatic Sancho Panza and the idealistic Don Quijote, ever in search of wrongs to right.
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