Anecdotes of Destiny (Penguin Modern Classics) by Isak Dinesen

By Isak Dinesen

those 5 wealthy, witty and magical tales from the writer of Out of Africa contain one among her most desirable stories, ‘Babette’s Feast’, which used to be made into the vintage movie. It tells the tale of a French prepare dinner operating in a puritanical Norwegian neighborhood, who treats her employers to the decadent dinner party 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 through issues of angels, the ocean, goals and destiny. They have been one of the final to be written via Isak Dinesen, and convey her as a grasp of brief fiction.

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