Rafael Sabatini (1875 – 1950) was a famous Italian and English writer of novels of romance and adventure best known for his worldwide best-sellers as The Sea Hawk (1915), Scaramouche (1921) and Captain Blood (1922). Several of his novels were adapted into films during the silent era and the first three of these books were made into notable films in the sound era, in 1940, 1952, and 1935 respectively.
“The Lion's Skin” is a magnificent novel by Rafael Sabatini about young main character who lost his mother and been bred in France by his guardians. It was the purpose for him – to wreak their vengeance on the father who had never known him. But the mission of Caryll has only begun and he doesn't know how it ends. In the end the hunter failed, but in that case, the lion was generous.