Don Juan (Penguin Classics) is a literary masterpiece that chronicles the adventures of Don Juan. The story begins with Don Juan's illicit affair at the age of sixteen in Spain and his forced relocation to Italy to be under the care of a tutor. He survives a shipwreck and reaches Greece, where he is sold as a slave. from Greece, he reaches Russia and becomes a hot favourite with Empress Catherine, who sends him to England. The book is written in ottova riva stanza form.