Don Quixote and Candide Seek Truth, Justice and El Dorado in the Digital Age.
Don Quixote and Candide Seek Truth, Justice and El Dorado in the Digital Age
W & B Publishers Inc.
9781635540413, $17.99, PB, 300pp, www.amazon.com
Synopsis: After years of living off their celebrity, Don Quixote and Candide join forces to seek adventure in the modern world. In this re-imagining of literary history the two meet Cyrano De Bergerac, Merlin, Sherlock Holmes, the crew of the Starship Enterprise, Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn, Dean Moriarty, Elizabeth Darcy (nee Bennett) Mr. Darcy and multitude of historical figures, and share unexpected encounters with people from their past.
While Don Quixote remains rooted in days of yore, Candide is preoccupied with exploiting all things modern.
"Don Quixote and Candide Seek Truth, Justice and El Dorado in the Digital Age" by Stefan Soto is rollicking fun-filled tale that will entertain the well-educated and erudite readers with tongue-in-cheek humor as they join Don and Candide on their quest to find truth, justice and El Dorado in the digital age.
It is interesting to note that author Stefan Soto was raised by a Romani Princess and a Ukrainian circus performer. He resides on an English Canal and has no known address. His early works were banned by most right-thinking European powers. Stefan also invites his readers to investigate Cervantes' and Voltaires' original treatments of the title characters.
Critique: Unique, original, and above all, entertaining, "Don Quixote and Candide Seek Truth, Justice and El Dorado in the Digital Age" is an inherently fascinating read from cover to cover. A classic in the making, "Don Quixote and Candide Seek Truth, Justice and El Dorado in the Digital Age" is decidedly and unreservedly recommended for both community and academic library Contemporary Literary Fiction collections, as well as the personal reading lists for anyone who appreciates a well crafted literary and historically derived work of complex, multifaceted fiction. Simply stated, "Don Quixote and Candide Seek Truth, Justice and El Dorado in the Digital Age" is one of those novels that will linger in the mind and memory long after th book itself has been finished and set back upon the shelf.