The Last Leopard

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The Last Leopard
AuthorDavid Gilmour
LanguageEnglish
SubjectGiuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa
Genrebiography
PublisherQuartet Books
Publication date
1988
Publication placeUnited Kingdom
Pages223
ISBN0704325640

The Last Leopard: A Life of Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa is a biography about the Italian writer Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, written by the English historian David Gilmour.[1][2] It was published by Quartet Books in 1988.[3]

Herbert Mitgang of The New York Times called the book well-researched and fascinating. He wrote that its only flaw is that it "avoids any real critical judgment of Lampedusa's dilettantism, his approval of Mussolini's military adventures and his desire for a revival of the moribund Italian monarchy".[4] It received the 1989 Marsh Biography Award.[3]

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