Louis de Bernières

Louis de Bernières is a contemporary British novelist best known for his historical war novel 'Captain Corelli's Mandolin', which has been a bestseller and was adapted into a film. His works often explore human relationships against the backdrop of war and hardship, and he is recognized for his rich storytelling and memorable characters.


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  1. 1. Corelli's Mandolin

    Set on the Greek island of Cephalonia during World War II, this novel explores the lives of the island's inhabitants as they experience the war's harsh realities. The narrative primarily focuses on the love story between a local woman and an Italian captain, who is part of the occupying forces. As the war progresses, the characters are forced to confront their beliefs, their relationships, and their identities, all while grappling with the devastating impacts of the conflict.