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Why The Complete Don Quixote? An Interview with Rob Davis

Q: Why did you call it The Complete Don Quixote? A: So many readers have failed to complete Don Quixote, this book advertises the possibility on its cover. Now you too can “Complete Don Quixote”! And because I finished my adaptation … Continue reading

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Rob Davis takes Don Quixote to the Instituto Cervantes

SelfMadeHero is delighted to be taking part in this year’s El Día E (Spanish Day) celebrations at the Instituto Cervantes in London on Saturday 22nd June.  Writer and artist Rob Davis will be talking with broadcaster and journalist Alex Fitch … Continue reading

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Guest blogger, Rob Davis: Don Quixote – The self-made hero

When Cervantes started writing Don Quixote he had no idea where it was going, he certainly never imagined one 500 page novel, let alone two! That sense of a book growing in the author’s hands is there for the reader … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: Rob Davis – stories within stories

Aside from the central tale of ‘mad old man as knight’ and ‘fat buffoon as squire’ there are a number stories within the main story of Don Quixote in volume one. Some are self-contained and some overlap with each other … Continue reading

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Guest blogger: Rob Davis – Are you mad?

Are you mad? When I told people I was adapting Don Quixote they looked at me in much the same way the characters in the book look at the crazy knight of La Mancha himself. “You must be mad!” Turning … Continue reading

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