Isak Dinesen : the life of a storyteller (Book, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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Isak Dinesen : the life of a storyteller

Author: Judith Thurman
Publisher: New York : Picador USA, [1995]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Judith Thurman 's classic work explores Dinesen's life - her privileged but unhappy childhood in Denmark, her marriage to Baron Blixen, their immigration to Africa on the eve of World War I, and her passionate affair with Denys Finch Hatton. Until the appearance of this book, the life and art of Isak Dinesen have been - as Dinesen herself wrote of two lovers in a tale - "a pair of locked caskets, each containing the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Isak Dinesen; Isak Dinesen; Tania Blixen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Thurman
ISBN: 0312135254 9780312135256
OCLC Number: 32853433
Notes: Originally published: St. Martin's Press, ©1982.
Description: xvi, 496 pages : genealogical tables, illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Judith Thurman.
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Judith Thurman 's classic work explores Dinesen's life - her privileged but unhappy childhood in Denmark, her marriage to Baron Blixen, their immigration to Africa on the eve of World War I, and her passionate affair with Denys Finch Hatton. Until the appearance of this book, the life and art of Isak Dinesen have been - as Dinesen herself wrote of two lovers in a tale - "a pair of locked caskets, each containing the key to the other."

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