Naples '44 Characters

Norman Lewis (author)
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Norman Lewis lives from 1908 to 2003; he was a well-known British writer who became famous later in life for his travel writing. Born in England, Lewis was part of British intelligence during World War II. Naples '44 is his diary during his time serving as an intelligence official in Italy during the Allied occupation of Italy in 1944. We discover little about Lewis during Naples '44. While he is the main character of the story, Norman never so much as mentions his name in his entries. There are no mentions of his past long ago, of family members, of his childhood, descriptions of his interests; he almost never mentions anything embarrassing about himself, but almost exclusively describes his reactions to others. Lewis's journal is hardly about him at all, but instead records his observations of local scenery, characters and the events of each day. Lewis and his section...

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