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The Leopard - Archibald Colquhoun, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
The Leopard
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INCLUDES RECENTLY DISCOVERED NEW MATERIAL In the spring of 1860, Fabrizio, the charismatic Prince of Salina, still rules over thousands of acres and hundreds of people, including his own numerous family, in mingled splendour and squalor. Then comes Garibaldi's landing in Sicily and the Prince... show more
INCLUDES RECENTLY DISCOVERED NEW MATERIAL In the spring of 1860, Fabrizio, the charismatic Prince of Salina, still rules over thousands of acres and hundreds of people, including his own numerous family, in mingled splendour and squalor. Then comes Garibaldi's landing in Sicily and the Prince must decide whether to resist the forces of change or come to terms with them.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099512158 (0099512157)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 230
Edition language: English
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Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it
4.0
Romanzo pubblicato postumo. Elio Vittorini lo bocciò per Einaudi e Mondadori. Nel 1958, un anno dopo la morte dell’autore, Giorgio Bassani lo propose a Feltrinelli e ne ottenne la pubblicazione. Fu l’inizio di un grande successo. Lo stesso anno il produttore Goffredo Lombardo acquistò i diritti. Nel...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
5.0 Di Lampedusa's The Leopard
This is an excellent book. It was written in the 1950's but is set primarily during the Italian unification of the 1860's. It is about the end of the old Italian way of life, and in particular of the traditional Sicilian aristocracy. It would be tempting to claim that it is a eulogy for that way of ...
Edward
Edward rated it
3.0 The Leopard
ForewordTranslator's Note--The LeopardAppendix
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa
bookshelves: spring-2010, fraudio, historical-fiction, italy, translation, classic, published-1958, play-dramatisation Recommended for: Radio 3 listeners Read on April 19, 2010 Adapted for radio by Michael Hastings.Don Fabrizio, a member of the old Italian aristocracy, contemplates his obsolesc...
carey
carey rated it
Beautifully written but just didn't grip me.
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