Additional Resources for The Sailor-Boy's Tale by Karen Blixen

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Dinesen, Isak, Letters from Africa, edited by Frans Lasson, translated by Anne Born, University of Chicago Press, 1981. Dinesen's collection of personal letters to family and friends during her years in Kenya, from 1914-1931, sheds light on the perspective provided in her published memoirs.

Huzley, Elspeth, The Flame Trees of Thika: Memories of an African Childhood, 1959, reprint, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1987.

This is an autobiographical account of life in Africa by an English author who grew up in Kenya. It provides a different perspective on Kenya from that of Dinesen.

Phillips, Robert, ed., Nightshade: 20th Century Ghost Stories, Carroll & Graf, 1999.

This is an anthology of ghost stories by such authors as Henry James, Franz Kafka, Gabriel García Márquez, and others. It includes "The Supper at Elsinore" by Dinesen.

Reynolds, Margaret, ed., The Penguin Book of Lesbian Short

Stories, Viking, 1994.

This anthology is made up of short stories...

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