Isak Dinesen's Anecdotes of Destiny (Penguin Modern Classics) PDF

By Isak Dinesen

ISBN-10: 0394711777

ISBN-13: 9780394711775

ISBN-10: 0736609164

ISBN-13: 9780736609166

those 5 wealthy, witty and magical tales from the writer of Out of Africa contain certainly one of her finest stories, ‘Babette’s Feast’, which was once made into the vintage movie. It tells the tale of a French cook dinner operating in a puritanical Norwegian neighborhood, who treats her employers to the decadent banquet of an entire life. there's additionally a real-life Prospero and his Ariel in ‘Tempests’, a mysterious pearl-fisher in ‘The Diver’ and a short, tragic come upon in ‘The Ring’. all of the tales have a mystic, fairy-tale caliber, associated through topics of angels, the ocean, desires and destiny. They have been one of the final to be written via Isak Dinesen, and express her as a grasp of brief fiction.

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