The Captives Tale Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

ISBN: 9780856685804

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175 pages


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The Captives Tale  by  Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

The Captives Tale by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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The Captives Tale, here presented with Spanish text and facing English translation, is the story of Captain Rui Perez de Biedma who is captured at the battle of Lepanto, taken to Constantinople, serves as a galley slave and later is brought toMoreThe Captives Tale, here presented with Spanish text and facing English translation, is the story of Captain Rui Perez de Biedma who is captured at the battle of Lepanto, taken to Constantinople, serves as a galley slave and later is brought to Algiers.

His story is set against the background of Imperial Spain when Europe was on the move, and much of the tale centres on the intercession of a beautiful Moorish maiden, Zoraida, who helps him escape. For those unfamiliar with Cervantes, it offers a useful introduction to the life, times and work of an astonishing individual - the creator of the modern novel in Europe.



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