A statue of Don Quixote author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra in Alcala de Henares, near Madrid. Retired engineer Diego Buendia has almost finished tweeting the writer’s most famous novel in time for the 400th anniversary of his death on April 22. Photo: AFP

Spanish engineer’s publication of Don Quixote in 17,000 tweets almost complete

Diego Buendia will complete undertaking that started as a joke when he sends the final tweet from author Miguel de Cervantes’ reputed birthplace on Friday, the 400th anniversary of his death

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A statue of Don Quixote author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra in Alcala de Henares, near Madrid. Retired engineer Diego Buendia has almost finished tweeting the writer’s most famous novel in time for the 400th anniversary of his death on April 22. Photo: AFP
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