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Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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01/01/2015 marked as: currently-reading
01/01/2015 page 1
0.0% "It recently occurred to me that my only real exposure to Don Quixote comes from watching Wishbone when I was a kid, and even then I can only remember the tilting-at-windmills incident. And that's only Chapter VIII of the book, so there are another 900 pages I'm unfamiliar with. Time to find out how much PBS managed to abridge..." 3 comments
01/01/2015 page 25
2.0% "
He maintained a housekeeper the wrong side of forty, a niece the right side of twenty and a jack of all trades who was as good at saddling the nag as as at plying the pruning shears.
Some of the other translations I've looked at just say over forty/under twenty, or something similar. Are you taking liberties with your translation, John Rutherford? Should I be reading Edith Grossman instead?" 5 comments
01/01/2015 page 62
6.0% "
Sancho Panza rode his ass like a patriarch.
Oh my." 1 comment
01/01/2015 page 70
6.0% "Giants!

And here ends my familiarity with the tale. Nothing but mystery from here on out. Mystery...and adventure." 1 comment
01/11/2015 page 165
16.0% "Haven't made much progress on this. Worried I'm losing the ability to read multiple books at once. Ohgodohgodohgodpleaseno." 7 comments
07/17/2015 marked as: to-finish-later
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