Modern Classics Out Of Africa by Karen Blixen

Modern Classics Out Of Africa

byKaren Blixen

Paperback | October 2, 2001

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In 1914 Karen Blixen arrived in Kenya with her husband to run a coffee farm. Instantly drawn to the land, she spent her happiest years there until the plantation failed. Karen Blixen was forced to return to Denmark in 1931 and it was there that she wrote this classic account of her experiences. A poignant farewell to her beloved farm, Out of Africa describes her strong friendships with the people of her area, her affection for the landscape and animals, and great love for the adventurer Denys Finch-Hatton. Written with astonishing clarity and an unsentimental intelligence, Out of Africa portrays a way of life that has disappeared for ever.

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ISAK DINESEN was the pen-name of Karen Blixen, who was born in Rungsted, Denmark in 1885. After studying art at Copenhagen, Paris and Rome, she married her cousin, Baron Bror Blixen-Finecke, in 1914. Together they went to Kenya to manage a coffee plantation. After their divorce in 1921, she continued to run the plantation until a colla...
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Title:Modern Classics Out Of AfricaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 7.76 × 5.05 × 0.58 inPublished:October 2, 2001Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141183330

ISBN - 13:9780141183336

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