Even if you aren't following my translation of Amadis of Gaul, Europe's first best-selling novel, you may enjoy today's special guest commentary, "Yesterday was five centuries ago," by Spanish science fiction and fantasy writer José Miguel Pallarés.
He tells how, when he was 6 years old, he found a dusty copy from 1837 in his family home in a medieval mountain town, and how it changed his life.
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