The Leopard, by Giuseppe di Lampedusa, Arion Press (2014)

{Ed. Note: Much of the text describing the story is taken from an earlier Books and Vines review of the same story, in that instance from an edition from the Limited Editions Club.} Giuseppe di Lampedusa’s The Leopard is considered one of the most important Italian novels ever written, in addition to being the top-selling novel in Italian history. It is certainly one of the greatest historical  novels in … Continue reading The Leopard, by Giuseppe di Lampedusa, Arion Press (2014)

The Leopard, by Giuseppe di Lampedusa, Limited Editions Club (1988)

Giuseppe di Lampedusa’s The Leopard is considered one of the most important Italian novels ever written, in addition to being the top-selling novel in Italian history. It is certainly one of the greatest historical  novels in world literature, and along with another great Italian work, The Betrothed, really is a  ‘must read’ for anyone considering themselves well read and/or for those wanting a real feel for the … Continue reading The Leopard, by Giuseppe di Lampedusa, Limited Editions Club (1988)