Stock Image

Island Hotel Stories

Matteoli, Francisca

Published by Assouline Publishing
ISBN 10: 2843234484 / ISBN 13: 9782843234484
New / Hardcover / Quantity Available: 1
From Kennys Bookstore (Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
List Price:
Price: 28.83
Convert Currency
Shipping: 0
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details

Title: Island Hotel Stories

Publisher: Assouline Publishing

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New


2003. Hardcover. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9782843234484

About this title:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads:
4 avg rating
(1 ratings)

Synopsis: Everyone dreams of living on an island, perhaps for just a few days, or a month, a year or even forever... Islands fascinate us and fill us with wonder. Even just thinking about an island can give people pleasure. Roberto Rossellini and Ingrid Bergman loved Stromboli. Spielberg took Indiana Jones to the jungles of Sri Lanka. Jacques Brel sang the beauty of the Marquesas Islands. Princess Margaret found peace and tranquillity in Mustique. Marlon Brando and Paul-Emile Victor made their homes in Polynesia. Richard Branson and other modern-day adventurers have actually bought the islands of their dreams, renting them out or transforming them into island-hotels. Tiny islets or vast expanses, famous or secret, lush and tropical or bare and windswept, they all attract the traveler. This is a book for dreamers, for travelers, and for anyone who wants to learn about the history of these islands and open their minds to adventure, tropical sun, jungles, lagoons, forgotten creeks and fabulous hotels.

About the Author: Born in Chile, Francisca Matteoli spent her childhood in Latin America. Today, from her Paris home, she writes travel books and contributes to National Geographic France, Conde Nast Traveller, Air France Hommes and the Tribune de San Luis Obispo. She is the author of the successful Hotel Stories: Legendary Hideaways of the World published by Assouline.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Bookseller a Question]

Bookseller: Kennys Bookstore
Address: Olney, MD, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: 09 October 2009
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. For any queries please use the contact seller link or send an email to,

Conor Kenny

Shipping Terms:

All books securely packaged. Some books ship from Ireland.

Store Description: We carry a comprehensive range of out of print and rare books.