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Don Quixote (2003, Penguin Putnam) No rating

Don Quixote has become so entranced by reading chivalric romances that he determines to become …

This is the next group read that I'm doing with the group I just finished Moby-Dick with. After the first hour, my feeling is that the prefaces should all be skipped, but the book itself is an absolute delight. I hope it stays that way over the many months it's going to take us to read this out loud, one hour per week.

I've kind of lost interest in Don Quixote. Any half dozen or so chapters are fun, but after that the joke gets very old very fast. I think I'll keep occasionally dropping in on the group read, but I'm not even bothering to read chapters for the weeks I miss because it's not like the story really advances.