The Leopard Author:Giuseppe di Lampedusa In the spring of 1860 Fabrizio, Prince of Salina, still rules over thousands of Sicilian acres and hundreds of human beings in mingled splendour and squalor. But echos of the new political movements on the mainland are already being heard. Garibaldi is about to arrive; a revolution is about to begin. The Leopard is about to change his spots .... more » . .
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