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Norman Douglas

Norman Douglas (1868-1952) was born in Austria and educated in England, Germany, and France. Much of his life was spent in exile, in Italy and the south of France. He is the author of several books, including Siren LandFountains in the Sand and Old Calabria. Publication of his most famous novel, South Wind, established his reputation as one of the foremost writers of his generation. Though his life was surrounded by controversy, Douglas’s prose reflected an elegance and beauty acclaimed by critics. His novels and travel books are now widely regarded as classics.

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Siren Land
A Celebration of Life in Southern Italy

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Norman Douglas’s first travel book, Siren Land is an homage to a part of the world that captivated the author more than any other. Weaving the myths of the...
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Old Calabria

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Though steeped in a rich and ancient past, Calabria had been lost from view when Norman Douglas visited in the early 1900s. Within Douglas’s vibrant account of...
Norman Douglas

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