Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller Quotes

Judith Thurman
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"[Wilhelm] Dinesen felt a deep affinity with the Indians: their code of honor, their elegance and bravery, their knowledge of animals and the wild."
Chapter 2, The Captain, p. 15


"Mingling incestuously in Tanne's [Dinesen's] copybooks with the well-outlined and liberal-minded essays were dramatic writings in quite a different vein."
Chapter 5, Three Sisters, p. 44


"When Tanne began to frequent the society of the noble Frijs sisters, to dine with them in town, to go to their balls, to spend weekends at Frijsenborg, she suffered keenly from a sense of her social disadvantage and perhaps acted—put on a special show of brilliance—to distract from it."
Chapter 9, Countess Daisy, p. 79


"Here the world was as flat as a pie crust, rounded at the edges, with the hills rising in irregular shaped scallops around the rim."
Chapter 15, Sea Change, p. 127


"Africa, despite everything that wounded her and wore her...

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