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Babette's Feast And Other Stories

(2004)
A collection of stories by

 
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.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 2004 : USA Hardback
Title: Babette's Feast And Other Stories
Author(s): Isak Dinesen
ISBN: 0-8488-2835-6 / 978-0-8488-2835-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Amereon Ltd
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Paperback Editions

November 2013 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Babette's Feast and Other Stories (Penguin Modern Classics)
Author(s): Isak Dinesen
ISBN: 0-14-139376-9 / 978-0-14-139376-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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