Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen

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Published by Random House .

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Number of Pages400
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Open LibraryOL7426066M
ISBN 100375508457
ISBN 109780375508455

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Out of Africa reads like a collection of stories in which she adheres to no strict chronology, gives no explanation of the facts of her life, and apologizes for by: 3. Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen From the moment Karen Blixen arrived in Kenya in to manage a coffee plantation, her heart belonged to Africa.

Drawn to the intense colours and ravishing landscapes, Karen Blixen spent her happiest years on the farm and her experiences and friendships with the people around her are vividly recalled in these memoirs/5(37).

Out of Africa is a modern classic memoir of Isak Dinesen's (Karen Blixen) years in Kenya.() Arriving from Denmark with her husband to run a 4, acre Coffee Plantation, after their separation she stays on to manage the farm alone.4/5.

Out of Africa () is an autobiographical account of the years she spent in Kenya. Most of her subsequent books were published in English and Danish simultaneously, including Winter's Tales () and The Angelic Avengers (), under the name of Pierre Andr├ęzol/5(). out of 5 stars Out of Africa - Terrible Copy.

Reviewed in the United States on Ap Format: Paperback Verified Purchase. This is a terrible reprint - font is tiny and it has a much reduced number of pages ( pages compared with pages in the normal printing) of the regular book with no index, no Books or Chapter listings.

I /5(50). Out of Africa is Karin Blixen's love letter to the country she called home for nearly 20 years. Arriving in British East Africa (now Kenya) from Denmark inBlixen--Isak Dinesen was her pen name--was immediately seduced by the landscape of the Ngong hill country, not /5().

Out of Africa tells the story of a farm that the narrator once had in Africa. The farm is located at the foot of the Ngong hills outside of Nairobi, in what is now Kenya. It sits at an altitude of six thousand feet. The farm grows coffee, although only part of its six thousand acres is used for by: 3.

Synopsis [Out Of Africa] A well-heeled Danish lady goes to an English colony in Africa and buys acres. Her beau dies and to avoid loneliness she proposes marriage to his gentleman but rascally brother whom she got along well with as a friend.

He agrees, in no small part because she has money.

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