Then there's Isak Dinesen
, one of my favourite writers on flying.
I read somewhere that the great Swedish writer, Isak Dinesen
, ate nothing but oysters and champagne.
Out of Africa by Karen Blixen Originally published in 1937 by Danish author Isak Dinesen
under the pen name Karen Blixen, Out Of Africa is one of my favourite books of all time.
It's a sweeping romance about the woman who would become known as Isak Dinesen
(Meryl Streep) and a free-spirited rancher (Redford).
A Imak Kahn B Iqbal Hussein C Isak Jahnesenn D Isak Dinesen
"We all shared a common feeling," he writes: that "something beautiful, something like the promise of a new dawn had been betrayed." He studies the old settler culture for clues and reserves special disdain for Karen Blixen, the Danish English writer better known by the pseudonym Isak Dinesen
; he quotes liberally from her analysis, in Out of Africa (1937), of the Kenyans as close to animals, "wild things who are, in the hour of need, conscious of a refuge somewhere in existence; who go when they will; of whom we can never get hold."
I only wish I could be as upbeat as storyteller Isak Dinesen
(Danish author Karen Blixen) and say in a throaty, confident voice : 'I had a farm in Batangas,' and forthwith regale readers with tales of romance amid the fragrant coffee blossoms.
The film is based loosely on the autobiographical book Out of Africa written by Isak Dinesen
, which was published in 1937, with additional material from Dinesen's book Shadows on the Grass and other sources.
Ernest Hemingway and Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen
) never met, though they both coveted the Nobel Prize in 1954, the year Hemingway deservedly won it.