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La Storia Di San Michele [Axel Munthe, Patricia Volterra] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. Axel Munthe – Der Arzt von San Michele (original title). 2h 14min | Biography, Drama | 13 March (France) · Story of San Michele Poster. Add a Plot». Buy La storia di San Michele by Axel Munthe (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Several of the most prominent figures in Munthe’s life are not mentioned in Story of San Michele. It has been written at the beginning of XX century, and deals about things happened at the end of the XIX, however it sounds so contemporary that I would define it out of time. At no point does Munthe seem to take himself particularly seriously, but some of the things he discusses are very serious, such as his descriptions of rabies research in Paris, including euthanasia of human patients, and a suicide attempt by a man convinced he had been exposed to the disease.

Although the book is mostly autobiographical, he manages to keep most of his personal life out of it. Oct 03, Aurimas Novikovas rated it it was ok. The Micbele of San Axeo has 32 chapters, approximately pages.

Volterra sent the work to an Italian publisher, Mondadori, who refused her. From it pages emerges a picture of, from one hand, a fashionable doctor in Paris, later in Rome, treating rich snobs from imaginary diseases, hysteria seemed to be the favorite ailment of spoiled aristocrats then, frequent stayer of salons, kind of blue-eyed boy for high society. On completing his medical studies, Munthe was the youngest physician in Europe. Notably, his accounts of working with a French ambulance corps during the First World War are not included.


Unfortunately someone told memuch of Munthe’s account of his heroic career as a doctor is a tissue of lies. I then learned that Axel Munthe was the original builder of San Michele, a lovely house on top of one of the highest peaks on the island.

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Dec 31, Alfred Haplo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Michele Arcangelo, famous for its majolica floor. His dream, however, was to build San Michele as his ultimate sanctuary from the world. It contains reminiscences of many periods of his life.

Viena vertus, tai autobiografiniai gydytojo A. On top of that many times the stories are mixed with his thoughts about religion, his doubts about it and his interactions with the Death itself Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Search for “villa San Michele” to see its wonderful views. In a horse-drawn cab they drove to Anacapri where they visited San Michele. A stunningly individual book – a glimpse into another time, through fascinating eyes.

There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. What was reality or embellishment may have forever followed Munthe to his grave. Munthe shared his love of music, animals, and nature with the Swedish queen, Victoria, who spent long periods of her life on Capri for health reasons.

The Story of San Michele by Axel Munthe

A tour of the artistic masterpieces and breathtaking landscapes of Anacapri. You’ll need to read part one for the set […]. Write a customer review. Share your thoughts with other customers. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Nov 12, Bruce Beckham rated it really liked it. The flaw is that Munthe – while capable of some truly beautiful sentences – is not a novelist, nor even a prose writer, and is not writing in his first nor, if I recall correctly, even second or third language.

This is the book that made me realise that I too am directly benefiting from the medical discoveries of late 19th century and early 20th century th I first read this book in my early teens, and can safely say that this is a book that raised me and that has had most profound influence on me. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


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Garzanti Libri 1 Oct. Micuele is mostly an autobiography of his life and adventures, freely interspersed with fables and reminiscences of his long career. And it all comes not from being perfunctory, but from caring deeply, and from having invested oneself without reservations and without regard for own safety.

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He writes at length about Charcot, hypnotism, and neurosis Quotes from The Story of San La Divina Commedia Classic Reprint. San Michele was a villa in the island of Capri Italy which was where the Roman emperor Tiberius retired.

San Michele is a memoir but an unconventional one at that. While I found this a little disappointing, it is more than made up for by the extraordinary Dickensian snapshots he provides of his career as a fashionable doctor in Paris, Naples and Rome, as physician to the nobility, the new-moneyed rich, and the poorest of the poor. He must have been an amazingly energetic and strong-charactered man, enduring the terrible aftermath of the earthquakes in Messina and Reggio, a life-threatening avalanche in Switzerland, and single-handedly escorting a violent patient from Italy to Mund in southern Sweden, with various adventures along the way.

A travel classic, this extraordinary, partly fictionalised autobiography includes and is partly defined by significant elaborations and omissions micjele example wholly neglecting to mention two wives. Return to Book Page.