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Retrato de Miguel de Cervantes

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (September 1547 – April Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright (his magnum opus, Don Quixote, considered to be the first modern European novel).

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“Reading Don Quixote can be compared to an indefinite visit from your most impossible senior relative, with all his pranks, dirty habits, unstoppable reminiscences, and terrible cronies.

"CANCIONES Y POEMAS PARA NIÑOS" DE FEDERICO GARCÍA LORCA. Es una recopilación de poemas de Lorca recogidos en este libro dirigido a los niños.  Es un libro precioso de poesía. Os lo recomiendo.

Federico García Lorca June 1898 – 19 August was a Spanish poet, dramatist, and theatre director.

Paling en Ko (Mortadelo y Filemon) en  Francisco Ibáñez

Paling en Ko (Mortadelo y Filemon) en Francisco Ibáñez

Garcilaso de la Vega: http://literaturauniversal.carpetapedagogica.com/2013/02/garcilaso-de-la-vega.html

Garcilaso de la Vega: http://literaturauniversal.carpetapedagogica.com/2013/02/garcilaso-de-la-vega.html

Hedy Lamarr, often proclaimed “the most beautiful woman in the world,” the 26-yr-old Lamarr was thriving in Hollywood when, in September 1940, Nazi U-boats hunted down & sank a cruise ship trying to evacuate 90 British schoolchildren to Canada. 77 drowned in the bleak north Atlantic. Lamarr, a Jewish immigrant from Nazi-occupied Austria, was outraged. She fought back by applying her engineering skills to development of a sonar sub-locator used in the Atlantic to the good of both the US & UK.

Hedy’s Folly Reviewed: Richard Rhodes on Hedy Lamarr, Inventor

Hedy Lamarr, often proclaimed “the most beautiful woman in the world,” the Lamarr was thriving in Hollywood when, in September Nazi U-boats hunted down & sank a cruise ship trying to evacuate 90 British schoolchildren to Canada.

Hernán Cortés - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mexico's Conquistador Hernando Cortez Years of service to the Spanish Crown: 1504 – 1547

Pedro Calderon de la Barca, 1600-1681, Spain.  Key works:  The Constant Prince (1629); The Phantom Lady (1629); Life is a Dream (1635); The Mayor of Zalamea (1651).

Key works: The Constant Prince The Phantom Lady Life is a Dream The Mayor of Zalamea

The Unknown Dark Side to 13 of History's Favourite People

The Unknown Dark Side to 13 of History's Favourite People #infographic

The Unknown Dark Side to 13 of History's Favourite People - I don't know if all of these criticisms are true, but I do know that you should not idolize people.

Bram Stocker penned 'Dracula'.

"How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams." Abraham "Bram" Stoker – - Irish novelist, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula.

Pince-nez - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Spanish writer Francisco de Quevedo with what appear to be "nose spectacles"

Robert Louis Stevenson.  I loved to read his books in school. Taking me away to a fantasy in another world. But what I love most about him is his little poems I would rehearse in the first grade.

Robert Louis Stevenson – was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world.

Haruki Murakami.  The 3rd part of 1Q84 was a disappointment. After a long wait for this book (part  3 of the book), I felt that Murakami, whom I admire, wrapped up his monumental book with coarse stitches, turning it to a romance/love story, and left out all the science fiction aspect. But this is Murakami, never satisfying his readers with some reasonable end.

Haruki Murakami, Japanese novelist known for his extensive use of Western pop culture references which spin off into a crazy form of postmodern pastiche, turns 63 today…

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