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Spain hunts for writer's remains

Historians try to locate body of Miguel de Cervantes, the author of "Don Quixote".

    Spanish historians are working to locate the remains of Spain’s greatest literary figure, Miguel de Cervantes.

    The author, whose most famous book Don Quixote created a new fiction genre, worked over the late 16th and early 17th centuries.

    He is believed to be buried inside a central Madrid convent although the exact location of his remains is not known.

    Al Jazeera's Kim Vinnell reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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