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Winter's Tales by Isak Dinesen
Publisher Random House, 1942 Hardcover, 313 pages. Out-of-print. Book Condition - Very Good,
clean inside, binding is tight, spine undamaged, front board stamped with author's monogram in gilt within a dark green circular design, spine lettered in gilt and dark green.
DJ Condition: Corners and spine ends are worn and partially torn.
Karen Blixen (1885-1962) is the best known, and possibly the Greatest, Danish writer of the Twentieth Century. Her reputation as an author rests on several books written in English under the pseudonym Isak Dinesen, including: Seven Gothic Tales (1934), Winter's Tales (1942), and Out of Africa (1938)The Eleven Stories of Winter's Tales (1942) open a new world of enchantment and adventure.
The magical felicity of its prose, the dramatic power of its storytelling, the serene and turbulent beauty of its land-and seascapes give to this collection of new stories by Isak Dinesen a distinction achieved by no other writer of our time.
Her two previous books, Seven Gothic Tales and Out of Africa... have won her an unprecedented following among discerning American readers.
The eleven stories of Winter's Tales (1942) encompass, in their range and variety, the natural and the supernatural, the world of reality and the realm of the incorporeal... (text from the back panel of DJ)
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