Quichotte: A Novel

May 26, 2020|
Quichotte: A Novel by Salman Rushdie
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE

Quichotte is a love story of profound tenderness and humanity from a great storyteller at his brilliant best. Wise, beautifully written, as heartbreaking as it is wildly comic, its characters unforgettable, its plot dazzlingly suspenseful, it illuminates our corrupt times where fact is so often indiscernible from fiction.


Quichotte, an aging travelling salesman obsessed with TV, is on a quest for love. Unfortunately, his daily diet of reality TV, sitcoms, films and soaps has distorted his ability to separate fantasy from reality. He wishes an imaginary son, Sancho, into existence, while obsessively writing love letters to a celebrity he knows only through his screen. Together the two innocents set off across America in Quichotte''s trusty Chevy Cruze to find her and convince her of his love.
     Quichotte''s story is told by Sam DuChamp, a mediocre spy novelist in the midst of a midlife crisis, and as the stories of DuChamp and Quichotte intertwine, we are taken on a wild, picaresque journey through a familiar country on the edge of moral and spiritual collapse.
SALMAN RUSHDIE is the author of fourteen novels--including Luka and the Fire of Life; Grimus; Midnight''s Children (for which he won the Booker Prize and the Best of the Booker); Shame; The Satanic Verses; Haroun and the Sea of Stories; The Moor''s Last Sigh; The Ground Beneath Her Feet; Fury;...
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Title:Quichotte: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:416 pages, 7.94 X 5.23 X 0.91 in
Shipping dimensions:416 pages, 7.94 X 5.23 X 0.91 in
Published:May 26, 2020
Publisher:Knopf Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780735279339

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