Letters from Africa, 1914-1931

Letters from Africa, 1914-1931

by Isak Dinesen, Frans Lasson, Anne Born
     
 

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"Here is a rich new biographical perspective on the brilliant storyteller whose sophisticated romantic fiction . . . made her an international success and perpetual candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature. . . . [These letters] contain the raw material that was later transformed into her classic memoir Out of Africa (1937). They also reveal her as a

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"Here is a rich new biographical perspective on the brilliant storyteller whose sophisticated romantic fiction . . . made her an international success and perpetual candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature. . . . [These letters] contain the raw material that was later transformed into her classic memoir Out of Africa (1937). They also reveal her as a highly intelligent and sensitive analyst of a strange new world."—Bruce Allen, Christian Science Monitor

"Letters from Africa is literary gold, 24 karat."—Alden Whitman, Boston Globe

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Bruce Allen
"Here's a richly biographical perspective on the brilliant storyteller whose sophisticated romantic fiction...made her an international success in a perpetual candidate for the Nobel Prize for literature....(These letters) contain the raw material that was later transformed into a classic memoir 'Out of Africa' (1937). They also reveal her as a highly intelligent and sensitative analyst of a strange new world." -- Christian Science Monitor
Alden Whitman
Letters From Africa is literary gold, twenty-four carat. Alden Whitman, Boston Globe

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226153117
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
04/28/1984
Series:
Phoenix Fiction Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
474
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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