Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.
“This, like the best biographies, is a book in which the reader can live.” ―Margaret Drabble, The New York Times Book Review
“Splendid, inestimably valuable . . . I cannot imagine that it will be supplanted. Right now it is the essential book on Isak Dinesen.” ―Chicago Tribune Book World
“Absorbing biography . . . This is a gothic tale worthy of the author of Seven Gothic Tales.” ―Victoria Glendinning, The Washington Post Book World
Judith Thurman, critic and biographer, won the National Book Award and two foreign literary prizes for her work. The author of Cleopatra's Nose, to be published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in October 2007, and Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette, she is a staff writer at The New Yorker and lives in New York City.
well researched from karen blixen's childhood and on. there is an undercurrent constantly telling you the author feared displeasijg karen blixen;
therefore the story seems... Read more
I'm enjoying as well as learning every every moment of it. Excellent literary biography.Published 5 months ago by Marcia Holtzman
The Baroness was a marvelous story teller and that comes thru in Ms. Thurmans account of her life.Published 9 months ago by cynthia timmerman