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story of San Michele

Axel Munthe

story of San Michele

by Axel Munthe

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by E.P. Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Capri Island (Italy),
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Munthe, Axel, 1857-1949 -- Homes and haunts -- Italy -- Capri Island.,
    • Adventure and adventurers -- Europe -- Biography.,
    • Physicians -- Europe -- Biography.,
    • Capri Island (Italy) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Reminiscences.

      Statementby Axel Munthe. With new preface by the author for the American edition.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6025.U69 S7 1930u
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 534 p.
      Number of Pages534
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6754419M
      LC Control Number31004876
      OCLC/WorldCa3086006

      Axel Martin Fredrik Munthe (31 October – 11 February ) was a Swedish-born medical doctor and psychiatrist, best known as the author of The Story of San Michele, an autobiographical account of his life and spoke several languages (Swedish, English, French, Italian fluently, and German at least passably), grew up in Sweden, attended medical school there, and opened his first.   A bestseller in a dozen languages and a favorite of readers for decades, The Story of San Michele is one of a remarkable life filled with fabulous experiences and ambitions. Axel Munthe was a fashionable physician in Paris who built one of the best-loved houses in the world, San Michele, on the Isle of Capri, on the site of the villa of the /5().

        An autobiographical book, "The Story of San Michele" by Axel Munthe is as much a story about him as about a chapel called San Michele in the island of Capri off Italy as about his love of animals. Axel Munthe was Swedish, but studied medicine in France, and met several famous personalities of his time. We recommend booking Villa San Michele tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 26 Villa San Michele tours on Tripadvisor/5(K).

      A READER'S JOURNAL. The Story of San Michele by Axel Munthe ARJ2 Chapter: Reading for Enjoyment Published by E. F. Dutton/NY in A Book Review by Bobby Matherne © item 1 The Story of San Michele By Axel Munthe (, Paperback, Dutton) 1 - The Story of San Michele By Axel Munthe (, Paperback, Dutton) $ +$ shipping.


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Munthe spent many Free shipping over $Cited by:   Directed by Giorgio Capitani, Rudolf Jugert, Georg Marischka. With O.W. Fischer, Rosanna Schiaffino, Sonja Ziemann, María Mahor. The memoirs of Swedish doctor Axel Munthe. Munthe was a fashionable physician in Paris who built one of the best-loved houses in the world - San Michele - on the Isle of Capri, on the site of the villa of the emperor Tiberius/10(1).

The Story of San Michele is the famous memoir by Swedish physician Axel Munthe (). Written in English, it has been a best-seller in numerous languages. The author associated with a number of celebrities of his times, all of whom figure in the book.

He also knew the very poorest, including immigrants and plague : Upfront. The Story of San Michele "is a series of overlapping vignettes, roughly but not entirely in chronological order. It contains reminiscences of many periods of his life. He associated with a number of celebrities of his times, including Jean-Martin Charcot, Louis Pasteur, Henry James, and Guy de Maupassant, all of whom figure in the book.

In other parts of the book, Munthe gives us very interesting insights into the medical profession of the turn of the 20th century.

The Story of San Michele became so famous that Axel Munthe negotiated with Paramount Pictures about making a blockbuster out of it. The superstar John Barrymore was going to have the starring role. Get this from a library. The story of San Michele. [Axel Munthe] -- 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. There are also anecdotes - many of them side-splitting and told with uncommon skill - about conducting a corpse back to Sweden, a truly thrilling journey to Lapland, encounters with the legendary Charcot, his return to San Michele whence the book begins with a mythopoetic retelling of his first visit there, and his last years at San Michele as.

LibraryThing Review User Review - Schmerguls - LibraryThing. The Story of San Michele, by Axel Munthe (read 23 Feb ) This book in was the No.1 non-fiction best seller in the U.S. and in it was the no. 2 nonfiction best seller there/5(3). Henry James gave that advice to Axel Munthe; it worked, and we now have an exquisite book, The Story of San Michele, that has been translated into 45 languages and was once required reading for medical students.

The book is a mixture of autobiography and fantasy, with the boundaries between the two delightfully : Richard Smith. Review: The Story of San Michele User Review - Kelly - Goodreads.

I've been meaning to read this book for 14 years. Finally I decided to finish it. I highly doubt that anyone, except people who have visited San Michele in Capri, would be willing to trudge through 3/5(2).

Genre/Form: Personal Narrative Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Munthe, Axel, Story of San Michele. London: J. Murray, Internet Archive BookReader THE STORY OF SAN MICHELE Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere.

Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page. Finished. THE STORY OF SAN MICHELE. THE STORY OF SAN MICHELE. The Story of San Michele by Munthe, Axel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Story of San Michele is regarded as Munthe’s life work.

It was the book he spent the most time writing and it contains the story of his life, and, as the title implies, of his home. In the foreword to the Swedish edition, however, Munthe denies that the book is an autobiography.

The Story of San Michele reverberates with the mesmerising hum of a long, hot Italian summer. Peopled with unforgettable characters, it is as brilliantly enjoyable and readable today as it was upon first publication.

The book quickly became an international bestseller and has now been translated into more than 30 languages; it is today an. The Story of San Michele reverberates with the mesmerising hum of a long, hot Italian summer. Peopled with unforgettable characters, it is as brilliantly enjoyable and readable today as it was upon first publication.5/5(1).The Story of San Michele by Munthe, Axel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Story of San Michele by Munthe, Axel - AbeBooks Passion for books.The Story of San Michele by Munthe, Axel.

John Murray Publishers Ltd, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.