Book :: The Leopard

The Leopard
By: Giuseppe Di Lampedusa
Pages: 320
Published: 1958
Genre(s): Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction
Rating: (3)


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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 must decide whether to resist the forces of change or come to terms with them.

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I struggled a bit with this, but overall it was okay!

Apr 9th, 2020

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kept putting this one off--synopsis didn't appeal to me--but when I finally started, I couldn't put it down!

Dec 31st, 2017

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