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  • Anecdotes of Destiny and Ehrengard

    By Isak Dinesen

    Our Price: $6.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679743330
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: July 1993
    Hauntingly evoked and sensuously realized, the five stories and novella collected here have the hold of 'fairy stories read in childhood...of dreams...and of our life as dreams.' In the classic 'Babette's Feast,' a mysterious French woman prepares a sumptuous feast for a gathering of religious ascetics and, in doing so, introduces them to the true essence of grace. In 'The Immortal Story,' a miserly old tea-trader living in Canton wishes for power and finds redemption as he turns an oft-told sailors' tale into reality for a young man and woman. And in the novella Ehrengard, Dinesen tells of the powerful yet restrained rapport between a noblel Wagnerian beauty and a rakish artist.
  • Ehrengard

    By Isak Dinesen

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781199887849
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 1963
    A new tale by the world renowned Danish novelist.
  • Last Tales

    By Isak Dinesen

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781299844513
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 1957
    (1957). 8vo. 1st American edition. Mild fading to board edges and spine, with small tears and fraying at spine head. Minor toning to leaves. Several small chips and tears to dust jacket edges. Light fading to d.j. spine. VG/VG.
  • Last Tales

    By Isak Dinesen

    Our Price: $5.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679736400
    • Publisher: Vintage
    • Published: December 1991
    A collection of twelve of the last tales that Isak Dinesen wrote before her death in 1962. They include seven tales from Albondocani, a projected novel that was never completed; 'The Caryatids,' an unfinished Gothic tale of a couple bedeviled by an old letter and a gypsy's spell; and three tales of winter, including 'Converse at Night in Copenhagen,' a drunken, all-night conversation between a boy-king, a prostitute, and a poor young poet. 341p.
  • Letters from Africa 1914-1931

    By Isak Dinesen

    Our Price: $11.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780226153117
    • Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
    • Published: February 1984
    Written to her family, these letters recount the failure of Dinesen's marriage, the financial collapse of her husband's coffee plantation, and her experiences in Kenya
  • Out of Africa

    By Isak Dinesen

    Our Price: $11.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780679600213
    • Publisher: The Modern Library
    • Published: September 1992
    In describing her experiences managing a coffee plantation in Kenya, the author provides insight into the nature of African life
  • Out of Africa and Shadows on the Grass

    By Isak Dinesen

    Our Price: $6.95 - $14.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679724759
    • Publisher: Vintage International
    • Published: October 1989
    At the age of twenty-seven, Isak Dinesen (nee Karen Blixen) left Denmark and sailed for East Africa to marry her Swedish cousin, Baron Bror Blixen. Together they bought a 4,000-acre coffee plantation in Kenya. from 1914 to 1931, she managed the plantation, even after she and her husband separated. Her account of those years is transformed by the magic of her prose and her superb gift as a storyteller into a vibratn re-creation of Africa, filled with her affection forand understanding of the land and its people. 462p.
  • Seven Gothic Tales

    By Isak Dinesen

    Our Price: $6.95 - $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679736417
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: December 1991
    Originally published in 1934, Seven Gothic Tales, the first book by Dinesen, is a classic. Here are seven exquisite tales combining the keen psychological insight characteristic of the modern short story with the haunting mystery of the 19th-century Gothic tale, in the tradition of writers such as Goethe, Hoffmann, and Poe. 420p.
  • Shadows on the Grass

    By Isak Dinesen

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781199196712
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 1961
    New stories about Africa by the author of Seven Gothic Tales, Out of Africa and other notable books.
  • Winter's Tales

    By Isak Dinesen

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679743347
    • Publisher: Vintage International
    • Published: June 1993
    In Isak Dinesen's universe, the magical enchantment of the fairy tale and the moral resonance of myth coexist with an unflinching grasp of the most obscure human strengths and weaknesses. A despairing author abandons his wife, but in the course of a long night's wandering, he learns love's true valyue and returns to her, only to find her a different woman from the one he left. A landowner, seeking to prove a principle, inadvertently exposes the ferocity of mother love. A wealthy young traveler melts the hauteur of a lovely woman by masquerading as her aged and loyal servant. These eleven works, shimmering and haunting, transport readers to that mysterious space where all vital stories give radiance.
  • Winter's Tales

    By Isak Dinesen

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781499546248
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: 1942

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