El Coloquio de Los Perros [Spanish]
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|Format: ||Paperback, 128 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 January 2015|
Upon finding that they have acquired the ability to speak, two dogs, Scipio and Berganza, begin to share their travel experiences with one another. The well-known tale within a tale style of Miguel de Cervantes is present in this story as the dogs realize how eerily similar their experiences are. This novel reflects on the need to survive, the lack of sanity, and the perverse nature of power. It features in a condensed version all the traits for which the author ofDon Quixote" is famous.
About the Author
Miguel de Cervantes is Spain's greatest literary figure, best known as the author of Don Quixote de la Mancha." His other work includes Exemplary Tales," "La Galatea," "Journey from Parnassus," Sigismunda," and "The Travails of Persiles." Antonio Santos is an illustrator, a sculptor, a painter, and a writer. His work has been honored with the Daniel Gil Award for Best Children's Book and the National Illustration Award. He is the illustrator of "Blanquita," "Los colores de Cecilia," "El pirata y la princesa," "Retrato de Baroja con abrigo," and "El viaje de Pancho."
18.8 x 13.21 x 1.27 centimeters (0.51 kg)|
15+ years |