It was thoroughly researched and beautifully written.
I thought I would like this; however, ... The author seems very much the amateur and I believe this book will never be considered a classic.
Ever since I saw the movie "Out of Africa" I have been captivated with the lives of Karen Blixen, Beryl Markham and Denys Finch Hatton.
Excellent story. The movie version " Out of Africa " is totally embellished. So, good to read the real facts.Published 2 days ago by Bill M.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It was well written and researched in my view, Sara knows her art. But given her research challenges and everything surrounding that, she made... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tony Edwards
Enjoyed this book and from the writing I felt like I was there in BEA.Published 1 month ago by Sharon K Shoninger
Very absorbing and interesting book but I was infuriated when I realised that I was unable to see the illustrations! Read morePublished 4 months ago by bookworm
I became addicted to Isak Dinesen after reading Judith Thurman's comprehensive biography of her. And, I just had to, also, read more about Denys Finch Hatton, Dinesen's main love... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jean Gross
This book brings the period and the people to life and elaborates the Out of Africa novel. I enjoyed it throughout until I came to all the "back up" info towards the end... Read morePublished 9 months ago by pomfrog
Was hoping to read some adventurous tales of Denys, rather this book just kept rambling on about nothing interesting. There was nothing to chew on. Read morePublished 13 months ago by TexasRN
For those who follow Isaac Dinesen and tales of colonial Kenya, this is the best book in a long time. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Ruth Mankin