Axel Munthe Quotes

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The wild, cruel beast is not behind the bars of the cage. He is in front of it.

Axel Munthe

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First World War
During the First World War Munthe became a British citizen and served in an ambulance corps. This was translated from Swedish to English by Maude Valerie White. Later life

In 1919-1920 Munthe was an unwilling landlord to the outrageous socialite and muse Luisa Casati who took possession of Villa San Michele.