Capri

Fiction

Red Sails to Capri, Ann Weil, 1952
Fourteen-year-old Michele goes on the adventure of a lifetime in this highly enjoyable young adult novel.

Sailing to Capri, Elizabeth Adler, 2006
This romantic thriller delivers intrigue and suspense as a private investigator tracks down a wealthy magnate’s killer in this indulgent whodunit.

South Wind, Norman Douglas, 1917
Douglas’ most famous novel takes place on the fictitious island Nepenthe, closely modeled after Capri.

I’m Not Scared, Nicolo Ammaniti, 2001
Young Michele uncovers a terrible secret that still has the power to do serious damage. This international bestselling thriller is set in Southern Italy.

Nonfiction

The Story of San Michele, Axel Munthe, 1929
A autobiographical compilation of memoirs by the Swedish physician and owner of the magnificent Villa San Michele.

In the Spirit of Capri, Pamela Fiori, 2009
Assouline delivers a picture-perfect tribute to the glamorous Italian island.

Capri and No Longer Capri, Raffaele La Capria, 1991
A frank look at the tourist isle’s underbelly, including its reputation as a sybaritic retreat.

Greene on Capri: A Memoir, Shirley Hazzard, 2000
The author met Graham Greene on Capri when he sat down at the next table and their friendship grew and ultimately inspired Hazzard’s book, a portrait of a literary legend and a beautiful backdrop for their encounter.

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