But after the success of the movie Out of Africa, based on Blixen's autobiography, in 1985 the National Museums of Kenya acquired the house and opened the Karen Blixen
Museum in 1986.
Journalists managed to catch up with the executive director De Feo in mid-March, along with the location manager, at Karen Blixen
It was also where I came across a battered, vintage copy of one of my other favourite books Out of Africa by Karen Blixen
, but that's another story.
McLain tracks her subject from her childhood in Kenya to a love triangle with Karen Blixen
and Denys Finch Hatton (of Out of Africa fame) to her famed solo flight across the Atlantic in her 30s.
For simplicity and style, Black by Design's Karen Blixen
for Rosendahl Copenhagen gold plated advent candle holder, PS78, wins hands down.
McLain based her novels on real people like Ernest Hemingway, and her second book 'Circling the Sun' on the main characters of 'Out of Africa,' Denys Finch Hatton and Karen Blixen
If you love culture, visit the National Gallery of Denmark, the National Museum, Ny Carlsberg Glypotek, the art museum founded by the brewer Carl Jacobsen, Lousiana Museum of Modern Art and the Karen Blixen
Museum, the former home of the internationally-renowned writer.
His boat would often host the wealthy (Jane Mason, Bror and Karen Blixen
, others), the class that he believed can easily destroy talent.
"I've been channelling a lot of Lee Miller ('30s American photographer) and Karen Blixen
(Out Of Africa author) to get into the role.
In 1961, after two visits to Africa, Beard traveled to Denmark to meet Karen Blixen
(aka Isak Dinesen), his literary idol.