Modern Classics: Babette's Feast And Other Stories by Isak Dinesen

Modern Classics: Babette's Feast And Other Stories

byIsak Dinesen, Karen Blixen

Paperback | April 15, 2015

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These five rich, witty and magical stories from the author of Out of Africa include one of her most well known tales, 'Babette's Feast', which was made into the classic film. It tells the story of a French cook working in a puritanical Norwegian community, who treats her employers to the decadent feast of a lifetime. There is also a real-life Prospero and his Ariel in 'Tempests', a mysterious pearl-fisher in 'The Diver' and a brief, tragic encounter in 'The Ring'. All the stories have a mystic, fairy-tale quality, linked by themes of angels, the sea, dreams and fate.

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Isak Dinesen is the pseudonym of Karen Blixen, born in Denmark in 1885. After her marriage in 1914 to Baren Bror Blixen, she and her husband lived in British East Africa, where they owned a coffee plantation. She was divorced from her husband in 1921 but continued to manage the plantation for another ten years, until the collapse of th...
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Title:Modern Classics: Babette's Feast And Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.65 inPublished:April 15, 2015Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141393769

ISBN - 13:9780141393766

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