Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller

Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller

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Judith Thurman’s brilliant, National Book Award–winning biography of Isak Dinesen—now with a new foreword by the author

A brilliant literary portrait, Isak Dinesen remains the only comprehensive biography of one of the greatest storytellers of our time. Dinesen’s magnificent memoir, Out of Africa, established her as a major twentieth-century author, who was twice nominated for the Nobel Prize.

With exceptional grace, Judith Thurman’s classic work explores Dinesen’s life. Until the appearance of this book, the life and art of Isak Dinesen have been—as Dinesen herself wrote of two lovers in a tale—“a pair of locked caskets, each containing the key to the other.” Judith Thurman has provided the master key to them both.

ISBN: 9781250857095

Published Date: December 6, 2022

Publisher: Picador

Language: English

Page Count: 496

Size: 8.16" l x 5.35" w x 1.09" h