Posted on 12/28/2014 at 12:00 AM by Jeffrey Bruner

Miguel de Cervantes’ tale of misguided heroism is widely considered to be the best-selling novel of all time. (The best-selling book? The Bible.) The sales figures for "Don Quixote" are fuzzy -- no one keeps receipts for something on sale since 1605 -- but 500 million copies sold is commonly cited. The novel remains incredibly popular, too. In 2005 -- the 400th anniversary of the novel -- a Spanish-language version of "Don Quixote" sold more than 600,000 copies in just two months.

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