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  • Published: 6 October 2000
  • ISBN: 9780099283942
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $19.99

Monsignor Quixote




'A deliciously funny novel and an affectionate offering to all that is noblest and least changing in the people and life of Spain' The Times

With Sancho Panza, a deposed Communist mayor, his faithful Rocinate, an antiquated motorcar, Monsignor Quixote roams through modern-day Spain in a brilliant picaresque fable. Like Cervantes' classic, Monsignor Quixote offers enduring insights into our life and times.

  • Pub date: 6 October 2000
  • ISBN: 9780099283942
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Graham Greene

Graham Greene was born in 1904. He worked as a journalist and critic, and in 1940 became literary editor of the Spectator. He was later employed by the Foreign Office. As well as his many novels, Graham Greene wrote several collections of short stories, four travel books, six plays, three books of autobiography, two of biography and four books for children. He also wrote hundreds of essays, and film and book reviews. Graham Greene was a member of the Order of Merit and a Companion of Honour. He died in April 1991.

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Praise for Monsignor Quixote

“'MONSIGNOR QUIXOTE is important inshowing what may be the last stage of the novelist's long argument withhimself about the needs, nature and effect of faith' Times LiterarySupplement ”

“'Graham Greene's best, most absorbing, adept andeffortless novel' Spectator”

“'A powerful late work . . . a mixture of entertainment and deep humanawareness' Malcolm Bradbury ”


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