Author Salman Rushdie, whose new novel, Quichotte, is inspired by Cervantes’ Don Quixote. Photo: AFPAuthor Salman Rushdie, whose new novel, Quichotte, is inspired by Cervantes’ Don Quixote. Photo: AFP
Author Salman Rushdie, whose new novel, Quichotte, is inspired by Cervantes’ Don Quixote. Photo: AFP

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Salman Rushdie’s Quichotte brings Cervantes’ epic Don Quixote into the modern age

  • An ever playful, layered retelling of the tragi-comedy sees the delusional Don Quixote reborn as an ageing Indian salesman tilting at reality television

Topic |   Books and Literature
Author Salman Rushdie, whose new novel, Quichotte, is inspired by Cervantes’ Don Quixote. Photo: AFPAuthor Salman Rushdie, whose new novel, Quichotte, is inspired by Cervantes’ Don Quixote. Photo: AFP
Author Salman Rushdie, whose new novel, Quichotte, is inspired by Cervantes’ Don Quixote. Photo: AFP
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