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One of the great medical books and one of the great books about Capri – much more readable and memorable than Norman Douglas’ South Wind. It deals about the falling in love of Axel Munthe for Capri, and Anacapri in particular, how he discovered some remaining of the famous Tiberius villa, and how he built with his own hands, and the help of Until 2 weeks ago I had no idea an Axel Munthe ever existed.

A stunningly individual book – a glimpse into another time, through fascinating eyes. Mauspassent, Pasteur and other famous people turn up occasionally as well as goblins of course.

Francis of Assissi” because he financed sanctuaries for birds. We had four rooms there, five I had read firstly about The Story of San Michele in some other novel and the image that emerged from it and formed in my mind then was so enticing that I knew I had to get this book. He studied the work of the French neurologist Jean Martin Charcot and munfhe hypnosis in his own work with the physical and psychological symptoms of his patients.

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Extraordinarily beautiful, the island passed at ,ichele times through the hands of the Greeks, the Romans Caesar Augustus was captivatedthe Dutchy of Naples, the Saracens, the Longobards, the Normans, the Angevins, the Aragonese, the Spanish, and the Bourbons.


May 05, Adam rated it it was ok. At the age of seventeen, he was on a sailing trip which included a brief visit to the Italian island of Capri.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products storiq a warranty. Mussolini was so impressed by La Storia di San Michele that he passed a law prohibiting the shooting of migratory birds on Capri. Bring home a handmade souvenir from the island Small masterpieces blending traditional and creativity In the center of Anacapri.

Guided tours Capri Time Tours Organized tours for the independent traveler. Munthe also had a medical practice nichele Rome in order to help pay for construction. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

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Michele di Axel Munthe Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I had read firstly about The Story of San Michele in some other novel and the image that emerged from it and formed in my mind then was so enticing that I knew I had to get this book. View all 4 comments. Strange really — I never realised what a popular book it was til I read your blog which I stumbled upon whilst googling away while sick in bed this arvo.

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Were they not important, or mixhele personal to share even in michdle memoir? Volterra sent off her translation of the final chapter and spent several weeks waiting for an answer.

It is an incredible book, something to keep on your bedside table, to read one chapter at random when you feel down. The only disappointing element was the end chapter “In the old tower” where he rambles about death way too long. And all inhabitants Munthe got acquinted with there and steep path with seven hundred and seventy seven Phoenician steps leading to Anacapri, and old Maria porta lettereand myths on Timberiothe infamous emperor who departed from his life nearby, and old chapel called San Michele, and Vinzenzo who built here his own house from the munhe remaining micjele ruined villa of Tiberius, and dream of the young Axel to settle there one day and have a stone sphinx to guard the place and so on, so on.


At the start of his career he was the youngest person ever to have graduated as a doctor in France — and that promise seems to have been realized in how he lived the remainder of his life.

Owned today by the Swedish Munthe Foundation, it is home to an ornithological research center and is open to the public. Share your thoughts with other customers. Living in Florence, Patricia Volterra was fascinated by the book and was eager for her husband Gualti to read it too.

Given its origin, it was odd that such a popular book was not more quickly translated into Italian. Dec 31, Alfred Haplo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Munthe went to medical school in France and then opened a medical practice in Paris. This is the book that also made me realise that It is not a dog we love, it is the dog and because of that instead of thinking that no other dog could ever replace him, no other dog could ever be to you what he has been you need to get another dog as soon as possible.