Saturday, June 13, 2009


Giuseppe di Lampedusa, The Leopard: A stunningly beautiful, and very Tocquevillean novel about the life of a Sicilian aristocratic family during the Risorgimento and about how one learns to live on the cusp of great historical changes. --Wilfred M. McClay, What to Give a 'First Things' Reader, First Things, December 2008

Recommended reading:
by Lampedusa at Reading Rat

Criticism (articles, essays, reviews):

The Leopard’ Turns 50, by Rachel Donadio, New York Times, July 13, 2008

Sicily, Through the Eyes of the Leopard, by Adam Begley, The New York Times, July 6, 2008

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