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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 Karen Blixen, who was born in Rungsted, Denmark in 1885. After studying art at Copenhagen, Paris and Rome, she married her cousin, Baron Bror Blixen-Finecke, in 1914. Together they went to Kenya to manage a coffee plantation. After their divorce in 1921, she ...

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Winter's Tales
2001, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141185880

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Winter's Tales
1993, Vintage, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780679743347

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Winter's Tales
1977, Beaufort Books

ISBN-13: 9780836940039



Winter's Tales
1975, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226153001

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Winters Tales
1961, Random House Trade

ISBN-13: 9780394702056

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