Download PDF by Isak Dinesen: Anecdotes of Destiny (Penguin Modern Classics)

By Isak Dinesen

those 5 wealthy, witty and magical tales from the writer of Out of Africa comprise considered one of her finest 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 quick, tragic stumble upon in ‘The Ring’. all of the tales have a mystic, fairy-tale caliber, associated by way of issues of angels, the ocean, desires and destiny. They have been one of the final to be written by way of Isak Dinesen, and express her as a grasp of brief fiction.

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