The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa

The Leopard is a novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa that chronicles the changes in Sicilian life and society during the Risorgimento. Published posthumously in 1958, after two rejections by the leading Italian publishing houses Mondadori and Einaudi, it became the top-selling novel in Italian history and is considered one of the most important novels in modern Italian literature.

The 171st greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 6th on Biblioteca (Argentina)
  2. - 12th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  3. - 70th on The Telegraph’s 100 Novels Everyone Should Read (Telegraph)
  4. - 84th on 100 Essential Books (Bravo! Magazine)
  5. - 91st on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  6. - 101st on The 100 Greatest Novels (greatbooksguide.com)
  7. - 103rd on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  8. - The Bigger Read List (English PEN)
  9. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Leopard Hardcover 17115608 $25.41 1986
The Leopard (Complete Classics) Audio CD 3756576 $9.89 $5.90 2009
The Leopard: A Novel Paperback 18812 $9.97 $1.94 2007
El Gatopardo / The Leopard (13/20) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 4117203 $28.51 $133.70 2012
The Leopard Mass Market Paperback 3858400 $8.79
Der Leopard Audible Audiobook 279470 $14.65 2019
Der Leopard (German Language Edition) (German Edition) Paperback 14043647 $13.71 $2.95 1999
El Gatopardo / The Leopard (13/20) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 3375352 $360.18 $385.18 2010
Der Leopard Hardcover 12620389 $18.32
The Leopard Hardcover 12056186 $124.79
The Leopard: A Novel Kindle Edition 68205 $9.99 2013
The Leopard (Everyman's Library (Cloth)) Hardcover 304078 $11.73 $5.98 1991
El gatopardo (edicion definitiva) (Spanish Edition) Hardcover 3586803 $30.74 $24.90 2002
The Leopard Hardcover 1635116 $75.01 $66.00 2010
Leopard Paperback 1657750 $20.00 $0.01 1980
The Leopard Paperback 367866 $0.01
The Leopard Unbound 3829283 $0.01 1987
The Leopard Paperback 799588 $1.95 $0.01 1991
El Gatopardo/ The Leopard (Biblioteca Clasica Y Contemporanea) (Spanish Edition) Paperback 2515480 $15.36 $35.33 2004
The Leopard Paperback 3396035 $3.98
The Leopard Audible Audio Edition 32242 $11.95 2009
The Leopard Hardcover 3713808 $154.92 $3.59
Leopard (Everyman's Library) Hardcover 2540329 $13.48 $0.46 1991
The Leopard Mass Market Paperback 6385891 $17.95
El gatopardo Paperback 8823954 $37.94