By Ana Veciana-Suarez,

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1 author picked Dulcinea as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Ana Venciana-Suarez writes columns for the Miami Herald, and I appreciate her writing style and topics. When she announced the publication of her new book on social media, I bought it because I love historical fiction.

This book is set in Barcelona, mostly during the 1500s, so for me, the setting was a draw. The premise is clever. It is a fictional look at what could have been the model for Don Quixote’s love interest by the author himself, Cervantes.

The romance is tense because of class differences. Cervantes keeps leaving Barcelona and leaving her behind, but it…

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