Moorish Chronicles (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Moorish Chronicles (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Washington Irving

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Overview

Washington Irving’s lifelong interest in Spain—sparked by reading Don Quixote as a child—resulted in traveling and living in the country for a period of time. Irving wrote several books about Spain and the Moors, including this account of Spain’s conflict with the Moors—an engaging read for students of European history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411447356
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 08/30/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 122
File size: 262 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About 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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