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30 May 2019 16:30 GMT

Isak Dinesen

Shadows on the Grass

Published: Michael Joseph, London, 1960

Edition: First edition

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1 volume. First edition.

Green cloth cover with gilt title to spine.

Pictorial dust-jacket.

106 pages. 4 illustrations.

Frontispiece portrait.

Title + vignette by Karen Blixen.

These four autobiographical episodes are a pendant to Isak

Dinesen’s famous book, "Out of Africa", which was published

in 1937 under her own name Baroness Karen Blixen. That book

is now a classic, and in "Shadows of the Grass" Isak Dinesen writes,

with her brilliant clarity and superb understanding of primitive people,

of a variety of experiences with her African servants and neighbours.

She makes the personalities of the people, and the powerful attraction

of Kenya so alive that the reader shares with her its fascination and her

own nostalgia.

Shipping weight 1000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.

  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 22 x 14.5 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: moloneytom3@gmail.com
  • Telephone: 0657087803
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Credit Cards - PayPal - Cheque.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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