In which Don Quixote and Sancho Panza attend the burial of a local shepherd who died of unrequited love for a young shepherdess.
In which Don Quixote has a resounding victory over a Basque escort, then the pair spend a pleasant evening as guests of some goatherds.
In which Don Quixote engages Sancho Panza as his squire; they ride out together to battle against windmills, then attack two friars apparently abducting a lady.
In which Don Quixote thinks he stopped a youth being beaten, gets a beating himself, and ends up back in his bed while his priest sets about burning his library.
In which we learn the cause of his madness, and how he equips himself as a knight. He then ventures forth on his first sally, to get himself dubbed as a knight by an innkeeper.
Starting a new series, looking at paintings of the first modern European novel. With its deep humour, Cervantes’ masterpiece has been extensively painted.