{Kostenlos eBook} Out of Africa: Penguin EssentialsAutor Karen Blixen – Albawater.co

Karen Blixen s Out of Africa is the lyrical and luminous memoir of Kenya that launched a million tourist trails, beautifully repackaged as part of the Penguin Essentials range I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong HillsUp in this high air you breathed easilyyou woke up in the morning and thought Here I am, where I ought to be From the moment Karen Blixen arrived in Kenya into manage a coffee plantation, her heart belonged to Africa Drawn to the intense colours and ravishing landscapes, Blixen spent her happiest years on the farm, and her experiences and friendships with the people around her are vividly recalled in these memoirsOut of Africa is the story of a remarkable and unconventional woman, and of a way of life that has vanished for ever With its lyrical and luminous picture of Kenya, it launched a million tourist trails Guardian A compelling story of passion and a movingly poetic tribute to a lost land The TimesA work of sincere power a fine lyrical study of life in East Africa Harold Nicolson, Daily TelegraphKaren Blixen was born in Rungsted, Denmark, inAfter studying art at Copenhagen, Paris and Rome, she married her cousin, Baron Bror Blixen Finecke, inTogether they managed a coffee plantation in Kenya until they divorced inShe continued on the farm until a collapse in the coffee market forced her back to Rungsted inAlthough she had written occasional contributions to Danish periodicals sinceunder the nom de plume of Osceola , her real debut took place inwith the publication of Seven Gothic Tales, written in English under the pen name, Isak Dinesen Out of Africais an autobiographical account of the years she spent in Kenya All of her subsequent books were published in both English and Danish, including Winter s Talesand The Angelic AvengersAmong her other collections of stories are Last Tales, Anecdotes of Destiny , Shadows on the Grassand posthumously EhrengardIn the s she was mentioned several times as a candidate to receive the Noble Prize in LiteratureBaroness Blixen died in Rungsted inInher house was opened as The Karen Blixen Museum