Out of Africa
by Karen Blixen
Editor: Penguin Books Ltd
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Karen Blixen is Out of Africa is the lyrical and bright memories of Kenya, which launched a million tourist tours, nicely reworked as part of the Penguin Essentials range”I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong HillsIn this high air breathed easilyyou woke up in the morning and thought: I am Where I should be”From the moment Karen Blixen arrived in Kenya in 1914 to manage a coffee plantation, her heart belonged to Africa.Designed for the intense colors and splendid landscapes, Blixen spent his most beautiful years at the farm, and to his experiences and friendships with the people around her are vividly remembered in these memoriesOutside Africa, it is the story of a remarkable and unconventional woman, and a way of life that has disappeared forever.”With his lyrical and luminous image of Kenya, he launched a million tourist hikes “Tutor” An irresistible story of passion and in a moving poetic tribute to a lost land’ La Fois A work of sincere, powerfula lyrical fine for studying life in East Africa – Harold Nicolson, Daily Telegraph Karen Blixen was born in Rungsted, Denmark, in 1885After studying art in Copenhagen, Paris and Rome, she married her cousin, Baron Bror Blixen-Finecke, in 1914.Together they managed a coffee plantation in Kenya until they divorced in 1925.She continued on the farm until a collapse of the coffee market forced her return to Rungsted in 1931Although she had written occasional contributions to Danish periodicals since 1905 (under the pen name of Osceola), her real first took place in 1934 with the publication of Seven Gothic Tales, written in English under the pen name, Isak DinesenFrom Africa (1937) is an autobiographical account of the years she spent in KenyaAll his following books have been published in English and Danish, including the Winning
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