The Last Leopard: A Life of Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa

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David Gilmour's biography of Giuseppe di Lampedusa unearths the life story of the creator of 'The Leopard', one of the great novels of the 20th century.

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THE LAST LEOPARD: A Life of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

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The first official biography of Giuseppe Tomasi, prince of Lampedusa and author of The Leopard, recounted by British journalist (and family friend) Gilmour with an elegance and precision worthy of his ... Read full review

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Lampedusa's great novel The Leopard ( LJ 6/1/60) was accepted and published to international acclaim only after its author's death. Lampedusa had led a largely uneventful existence as a minor member ... Read full review


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David Gilmour is the author of many works of literary and political history, including "The Long Recessional: The Imperial Life of Rudyard Kipling" and "The Last Leopard: A Life of Giuseppe di Lampedusa," He lives in Edinburgh.

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