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The Leopard is a much heard of book, and while concerning itself with Sicily and the Sicilian aristocracy, the substance of the book rings true for an Englishman as well. The decline of the aristocracy, embodied in the languid figure of the Prince as the last of the true Salinas, and its replacement with a vulgar and bourgeois elite, as represented by Don Calogero, is so beautiful described throughout the book/5(). The Snow Leopard is a famous book that recounts the author’s journey to the remote mountains of Nepal with field biologist George Schaller, who went to study the Himalayan blue sheep. Matthiessen went along for several reasons, for the high altitude flora and fauna, the most elusive of which is the snow leopard, and for spiritual reasons Cited by: The Leopard is a novel about the transformation of Italy, and a huge, crazy revolution. There are scheming priests, hot ladies and dashing soldiers. There are parties and funerals and stuffed dogs. But your main course of history and intrigue comes with a generous side dish of sorrow. Well that's what The Leopard is going to help us find out. The novel's main character is Prince Fabrizio di Salina, a huge, quick-tempered guy who knows that his family will soon lose all of its prestige and wealth. He takes a walk around his house and remembers seeing a dead soldier in his garden a little while earlier.
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