The Leopard (Hardback)
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Hardback 304 Pages / Published: 26/09/1991
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A bitter-sweet tale of quiet lives in the small and apparently timeless world of mid-19th century Sicilian nobility. Through the eyes of his princely protagonist, the author chronicles the details of an aristocratic, pastoral society, torn apart by revolution, death and decay.

Publisher: Everyman
ISBN: 9781857150230
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 371 g
Dimensions: 211 x 134 x 19 mm

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“The Leopard ”

A very important book. Easy to read in spite of the many Italian names. A very good insight into the final stages of the unification of Italy.

Paperback edition
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“Magnum Opus”

Undoubtedly a magnum opus. Lampedusa produces a pulsating, vibrant, rigorous and dynamic evocation of Sicily amidst the tempestuous backdrop of Italian unification. Don fabrizio, the melancholic and erudite Prince of... More

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The oaks

“Sicily revisited”

An extra-ordinary, beautifully written if slightly unbalanced book which shares values with Waugh's Brideshead Revisited as both nostalgically chronicle the death of the aristocratic way of life. I say unbalanced... More

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