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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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"Every once in a while, like certain golden moments of happiness, infinitely memorable, one stumbles on a book or a writer, and the impact is like an indelible mark. Lampedusa's The Leopard, his only novel, and a masterpiece, is such a work" ( Independent)
"Perhaps the greatest novel of the century" (L.P. Hartley)
"One of the great lonely books...not a historical novel, but a novel which happens to take place in history" (E.M. Forster)
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A new hardback edition of what L. P. Hartley described as "perhaps the greatest novel of the [twentieth] century", containing for the first time the full original text.
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Book Description Collins, 1960. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: good. 0001711318 Binding: Hardback ---Publisher: COLLINS & HARVILL ---Date: 1960 ---Edition: --- Pages: 255 ---Condition: Good ---DJ Condition: Good --- Description: All of the internal pages are unmarked, uncreased and tightly bound, the dust jacket is unclipped, no stamps or inscriptions, the only flaws are some scuffs and small nicks to the dust jacket and some light age spotting to the endpapers. ALL MOST OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED WITHIN 1 WORKING DAY OF PURCHASE . YOU GET A FREE BOOKMARK WITH EVERY ORDER. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE - WE UPLOAD A SELECTION OF HIGH QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHS WITH EACH LISTING, HOWEVER IF NOT ALREADY PRESENT PHOTOGRAPHS OF ANY OF OUR TITLES CAN BE PROVIDED BY REQUEST VIA E-MAIL.0001711318. Bookseller Inventory # SKU1017228
Book Description Collins, 1968. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Collins hardback 1968 first edition; previous owner's name on fep; covers a little worn but still bright; top edge of spine reinforced with sellotape; UK dealer, immediate dispatch. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 1R27t