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By Isak Dinesen

ISBN-10: 0394711777

ISBN-13: 9780394711775

ISBN-10: 0736609164

ISBN-13: 9780736609166

those 5 wealthy, witty and magical tales from the writer of Out of Africa comprise considered one of her most excellent stories, ‘Babette’s Feast’, which used to be made into the vintage movie. It tells the tale of a French cook dinner operating in a puritanical Norwegian group, who treats her employers to the decadent banquet of an entire life. there's additionally a real-life Prospero and his Ariel in ‘Tempests’, a mysterious pearl-fisher in ‘The Diver’ and a short, tragic come across in ‘The Ring’. all of the tales have a mystic, fairy-tale caliber, associated through issues of angels, the ocean, goals and destiny. They have been one of the final to be written by means of Isak Dinesen, and express her as a grasp of brief fiction.

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