Don Quixote, post #9, ch 46-52

Hello, intrepid readers. Can't believe I'm typing the last post of Part I of DQ, the most read book after the Bible. You heard well. Chapter 46: The priest explains to those from the Holy Brotherhood that DQ is mad, and they agree to not put him in prison. The priest and barber are now…

Don Quixote, post #8, ch 39-45

A bit late, but I'm here, with the story of the captive, which spans in chapters 39 through 41, plus four other chapters that relate the mayhem at the inn, with more people arriving, more stories, and a roughhouse of epic dimensions. The captive arrives with a beautiful and mysterious Moorish woman. Their story starts…

Don Quixote, post #7, ch 33-38

I've decided to keep posting 7 chapters at a time. Well, this post will have only 6 chapters, because the next story, The Captive, is told in chapters 39, 40, and 41. So, next week I'll write about chapters 39 through 45, and the week after will have chapters 46 through 52, which is the…

Don Quixote, post #5, ch 19-25

Today's post is coming a bit late, but it's here. It will include the famous "yelmo de Mambrino", we'll meet Cardenio, there will be more beatings and rocks thrown, and we'll know more about Dulcinea del Toboso. Chapter 19 opens with a peculiar conversation, proper of this pair. Sancho blames DQ for all the bad…

Don Quixote, post #4, ch. 9-18

Hello, my intrepid readers! How is everyone doing? I'm enjoying DQ, as well as listening to Midnight's Children, which is delighting me with humor and a picture of India larger than life. It's a tad early to say, but I feel Rushdie is becoming a favorite author. The book, being narrated, acquires this legendary quality.…