A young member of the Spanish Royal Family has been posted as an attach´e (a very junior ambassador) at the embassy to France in Paris. At a party, he embarrassed himself when it became known that he did not recognize the name of the famous author Cervantes, nor the name of his most famous work. (Hint: that book is really really famous.) The royal reprimand, sent personally by King Juan Carlos in his personal cipher, has been intercepted. A portion of that encrypted reprimand is printed below
Your challenge is to decrypt this message!
A joint project of Prof. Seth Dutter and Prof. Gregory Bard of the University of Wisconsin---Stout, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science. (October 31, 2013)