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Babette's feast and other stories / Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen).

Babette's feast and other stories / Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen).
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ISBN 9780141393766 (paperback)
Author Dinesen, Isak, 1885-1962 author.
Title Babette's feast and other stories / Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen).
Publisher/Date London : Penguin Books, 2013.
Pagination etc. 244 pages ; 20 cm
Contents note "First published in Great Britain as Anecdotes of destiny by Michael Joseph 1958"--Title page verso.
The diver -- Babette's feast -- Tempests -- The immortal story -- The ring.
Summary Note These five rich, witty and magical stories from the author of Out of Africa include one of her most well known tales, 'Babette's Feast', which was made into the classic film. It tells the story of a French cook working in a puritanical Norwegian community, who treats her employers to the decadent feast of a lifetime. There is also a real-life Prospero and his Ariel in 'Tempests', a mysterious pearl-fisher in 'The Diver' and a brief, tragic encounter in 'The Ring'. All the stories have a mystic, fairy-tale quality, linked by themes of angels, the sea, dreams and fate. They were among the last to be written by Isak Dinesen, and show her as a master of short fiction.
Language note Translated from the Danish.
Subject - Name Dinesen, Isak, -- 1885-1962 -- Translations into English
Subject Fate and fatalism -- Fiction
Short stories.
Added Author Blixen, Karen, 1885-1962 author.
Shelf Location F DINE
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