Blixen writes beautifully. It is interesting to note that English was not her native tongue but that she paints with it a beautiful portrait of Kenya between the world wars, its... Read morePublished on March 6 2004 by GEORGE R. FISHER
Out of Africa is the very best of many memoirs of Africa in the early part of this century, the era before two World Wars changed that continent completely. Read morePublished on Aug. 6 2003 by Peggy Vincent
Isak Dinesen's novel Out of Africa is a recollection of her time spent in Africa while struggling to cope with the immensely different cultures and struggling to run a coffee farm... Read morePublished on May 8 2003 by Peter Holowesko
This book is not longer than other books, but it is not a fast read. It is not such that you cannot put it down. Yet it is the best book I have ever read. Read morePublished on Jan. 28 2003 by M.I.
For anyone who's ever had to leave somewhere and never forgotten it, this is a must read.
You really get a strong sense of heartache here when Blixen is forced to give up her... Read more