I like more the more recent tales by the same writer.
However, I liked this very much: nut I had to read it in the original English version, the Italian translation is very... Read more
SEVEN GOTHIC TALES (1934) is a collection containing six novelettes and one short story, translated into English by their Danish author Karen Blixen (1885-1962), who wrote under... Read morePublished 2 months ago by David R. Eastwood
One of the best and most distinctive writers in the 20th Century.Published 2 months ago by Shane E Riorden
Seven Gothic tales is one. There is nothing to learn here. There is scant entertainment. The writing is unnecessarily complicated. Read morePublished 8 months ago by bob payne
The words crafted by the author linger in my mind and thoughts. I often have to stop and re-read a passage because it is truly scrumptious with detail; I feel as though I am there... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
I loved "Out of Africa", which I read--on Hemingway's recommendation--long before the silly movie adaptation existed. Read morePublished 11 months ago by theta
Isak Denisen (Karen Blixens) writing is extremely unusual. She weaves tales that remind me of
Edgar Allen Poe's.
What a wild imagination!
Isak Dinesen's "Seven Gothic Tales" are wonderful short stories that perfectly embody their title: their subjects as well as their denouements are awkward and eerie. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Cody Franchetti