Babette's Feast and Other Stories

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    These five rich, witty and magical stories from the author of Out of Africa include one of her most well known tales, `Babette's Feast', which was made into the classic film. It tells the story of a French cook working in a puritanical Norwegian community, who treats her employers to the decadent feast of a lifetime. There is also a real-life Prospero and his Ariel in `Tempests', a mysterious pearl-fisher in `The Diver' and a brief, tragic encounter in `The Ring'. All the stories have a mystic, fairy-tale quality, linked by themes of angels, the sea, dreams and fate. They were among the last to be written by Isak Dinesen, and show her as a master of short fiction.

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    Number of Pages: 256
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780141393766
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    Listed in: Modern & contemporary fiction, Classic fiction, Short stories
    Publishers: Penguin Books Ltd, Penguin Classics

    Books by Isak Dinesen

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