Story of San Michele


This ‘dream-laden and spooked’ (Marina Warner, London Review of Books) story is to many one of the best-loved books of the twentieth century.Munthe spent many years working as a doctor in Southern Italy, labouring unstintingly during typhus, cholera and earthquake disasters. It was during this period that he came across the ruined Tiberian villa of San Michele, perched high above the glittering Bay of Naples on Capri. With the help of Mastro Nicola and his three sons, and with only a charcoa

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ISBN: 9780719566998 Category: Tag:

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 12.8 × 19.8 cm

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Axel Munthe

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