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Letters from Africa, 1914-1931
     

Letters from Africa, 1914-1931

by Isak Dinesen, Frans Lasson (Editor), Anne Rosemary Born (Translator)
 

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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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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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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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ISBN-13:
9780226153094
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
02/01/1982
Series:
Phoenix Fiction Series
Pages:
516

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