Letters from Africa, 1914-1931

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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 a 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.
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Overview

Here is a rich new biographical perspective on the brilliant storyteller whose sophisticated romantic fiction...made her an international success and a 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.
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Editorial Reviews

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
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780226153094
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/1982
  • Series: Phoenix Fiction Series
  • Pages: 516

Table of Contents

The Rain at Ngong: An Introduction to the Letters of Isak Dineson
Chronology by Frans Lasson
Translator's Note
Letters from Africa 1914-1931
1914
1915
1916
1917
1918
1919
1920
1921
1922
1923
1924
1925
1926
1927
1928
1929
1930
1931
Notes
Index

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