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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 one in all her optimal stories, ‘Babette’s Feast’, which was once made into the vintage movie. It tells the tale of a French prepare dinner operating in a puritanical Norwegian neighborhood, 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 quick, tragic come upon in ‘The Ring’. the entire tales have a mystic, fairy-tale caliber, associated by way of topics of angels, the ocean, goals and destiny. They have been one of the final to be written by way of Isak Dinesen, and exhibit her as a grasp of brief fiction.

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