Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller - Book Three Isak Dinesen, Chapters 41-46: Folie a Deux; Goddess and Barfly; The Immortal Story; The Pact Is Broken; Betrayals; Should Not My Mind Keep the Knots? Summary & Analysis

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Book Three Isak Dinesen, Chapters 41-46: Folie a Deux; Goddess and Barfly; The Immortal Story; The Pact Is Broken; Betrayals; Should Not My Mind Keep the Knots? Summary and Analysis

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Dinesen became involved with a young poet named Thorkild Bjornvig. She made him her special project and dominated his life. This led to problems involving psychological forces that neither understood, and Bjornvig suffered a mild form of nervous breakdown. After four years, Bjornvig left Dinesen so that he could live his own life. She had frightened him off to some extent with her talk about owning his soul and having made a deal with the devil, but mostly he could not put up with her mood swings, manipulations...

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