With Two Stories and a Memory
Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
Book DescriptionA classic of modern fiction. Set in the 1860s, THE LEOPARD is the spellbinding story of a decadent, dying Sicilian aristocracy threatened by the approaching forces of democracy and revolution.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780679407577
(216mm x 133mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Everyman's Library USA
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
Childhood Memories and Other Stories, Paperback (January 2015)
From the atmospheric recollections of the Palazzo Lampedusa in Palermo at the turn of the twentieth century in 'Childhood Memories' to the delightful fantasy 'The Professor and the Siren', from the gently humorous, bittersweet tones of 'Joy and the Law' to 'The Blind Kittens', this volume showcases Lampedusa's unparalleled narrative skills.
Leopard, Paperback (September 2007)» View all books by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
As the head of the aristocratic family, Don Fabrizio is accustomed to knowing his own place in the world and expects his household to run accordingly. He is aware of the changes which are rapidly making men obsolete but he remains attached to the old ways. But Don Fabrizio will make few accommodations for the modern world.
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Author Biography - Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa was born in Palermo, Italy in 1896. With the commencement of the First World War he found himself fighting in the battle of Caporetto, from which he was captured and taken prisoner by the Austro-Hungarian army. He eventually escaped and returned to Italy. Although he did produce other works, he is most known for his novel The Leopard.
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