Télécharger le livre :  Babette's Feast and Other Stories

These five rich, witty and magical stories include one of Dinesen's most well known tales, 'Babette's Feast', which was made into the classic film. It tells the story of a French cook working in a puritanical Norwegian community, who treats her employers to the decadent...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2018-11-08

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Télécharger le livre :  The Invincible Slave-Owners

Baden-Baden, 1875: an aristocratic spa town haven where Europe's elite might 'take the waters' and continue to perpetuate centuries of upper class tradition. Axel Leth, a young Danish nobleman, quietly performs his established role amidst ageing widows and retired...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2014-03-06

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Télécharger le livre :  Babette's Feast

'And it happened when Martine or Philippa spoke to Babette that they would get no answers, and would wonder if she had even heard what they said ... Orshe would sit immovable on the three-legged kitchen chair, her strong hands in her lap and her dark eyes wide open, as...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2011-02-15

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3,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Seven Gothic Tales

Romantics, adventurers, sensualists, melancholics and dreamers inhabit the bizarre and exotic world conjured up in these seven intricately interwoven tales, whose settings range from Tuscany and Elsinore, to a dhow on its way from Lamu to Zanzibar.Proclaimed a...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2002-10-31

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10,99
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Télécharger le livre :  The Angelic Avengers

Lucan has been orphaned and Zosine has been deserted, and London is a hostile place for two young girls without a home. Bound together by poverty, grief and their shared years at school, they set out to make a future for themselves in new surroundings. They are adopted...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2001-11-29

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Télécharger le livre :  Out of Africa

From the moment Karen Blixen arrived in Kenya in 1914 to manage a coffee plantation, her heart belonged to Africa. Drawn to the intense colours and ravishing landscapes, Karen Blixen spent her happiest years on the farm and her experiences and friendships with the...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2001-09-27

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8,49
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Télécharger le livre :  Winter's Tales

If one theme unifies the 11 tales collected here, it is that of longing. Written after her return from Kenya and during the dark days of the Nazi occupation, they derive their themes and locales from Isak Dinesen's childhood in Denmark. Isak Dinesen was the pen-name of...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2001-09-27
Collection : Penguin Modern Classics
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Télécharger le livre :  Anecdotes of Destiny

These five rich, witty and magical stories from the author of Out of Africa include one of her most well known tales, ‘Babette’s Feast’, which was made into the classic film. It tells the story of a French cook working in a puritanical Norwegian community, who treats...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 2001-04-26

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Télécharger le livre :  Shadows on the Grass

Isak Dinesen takes up the absorbing story of her life in Kenya begun in the unforgettable Out of Africa, which she published under the name of Karen Blixen. With warmth and humanity these four stories illuminate her love both for the African people, their dignity and...
Editeur : Penguin
Parution : 1990-10-25

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