El Conde Lucanor

El Conde Lucanor

by Don Juan Manuel

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El Conde Lucanor by Don Juan Manuel

This ebook is the English translation of Don Juan Manuel's Spanish classic EL CONDE LUCANOR (Tales of Count Lucanor). EL CONDE LUCANOR is divided into four parts. The first and most well-known part is a series of 51 short stories drawn from various sources, such as Aesop and other classical writers, and Arabic folktales then current in the former Al-Andalus.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013178922
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 08/02/2011
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 485 KB

About the Author

Juan Manuel (1282-1348), Duke of Peñafiel was one of the most important medieval Spanish writers. He was nephew of Alfonso X of Castile, son of Juan Manuel, Lord of Villena and Beatrice of Savoy. Rich and powerful, Manuel coined his own money and clashed with the kings of Spain. He wrote thirteen books, of which eight survive.

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