Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Washington Irving
     
 

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Washington Irving read Don Quixote as a child, sparking a lifelong interest in Spain. When published, Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada—a history of the fifteenth-century Spanish war against the Moors in Granadawas acclaimed for its engaging writing style, which made it seem less like a history and more like an adventure

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Overview

Washington Irving read Don Quixote as a child, sparking a lifelong interest in Spain. When published, Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada—a history of the fifteenth-century Spanish war against the Moors in Granadawas acclaimed for its engaging writing style, which made it seem less like a history and more like an adventure tale.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411446304
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/29/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
682
Sales rank:
661,138
File size:
648 KB

Meet the Author

Washington Irving (1783-1859) has been called the first American man of letters.  His most famous stories are "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," classics of dark fantasy.  He also wrote histories and biographies, including a five-volume life of George Washington. Irving is one of the first American authors to gain fame in Europe. He is buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Sleepy Hollow, New York.


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