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A 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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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, .'The poetry of Lampedusa's novel flows into the Sicilian countryside...a work of great artistry', Peter Ackroyd, .'I was astounded by the power of the writing', Corin Redgrave, .'A great book', Observer .'Few novels in the last ten years have given me so much enjoyment', Sunday Times .'A novel of exceptional stature. One may claim for it classic status', Frank Kermode,From the Publisher:
If you want everything to stay the same, things will have to change - The Leopard
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Book Description Pantheon Books, 1991. Soft cover. Condition: New. ## NEW book is clean and crisp. Paperback. Later printing. Spine uncreased. Covers flat. Square. No marks in or on book. NOT A REMAINDER. 320 pages. Unopened, unused, unread. New. Seller Inventory # 003079
Book Description Pantheon, 1991. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0679731210
Book Description Pantheon, 1991. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0679731210
Book Description Pantheon. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0679731210 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW33.1678093
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0679731210