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  • Out of Africa & Shadows on the Grass | Isak Dineson

    Out of Africa & Shadows on the Grass

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Isak Dineson
    • Narrated By Susan Lyons
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (112)
    Performance
    (98)
    Story
    (97)

    In this audiobook, the author of Seven Gothic Tales gives a true account of her life on her plantation in Kenya. She tells with classic simplicity of the ways of the country and the natives; of the beauty of the Ngong Hills and coffee trees in blossom; of her guests, from the Prince of Wales to Knudsen, the old charcoal burner, who visited her; of primitive festivals; of big game that were her near neighbors - lions, rhinos, elephants, zebras, buffaloes; and of Lulu, the little gazelle who came to live with her, unbelievably ladylike and beautiful.

    Jay Quintana says: "Sketches of Africa"
  • Out of Africa | Isak Dineson

    Out of Africa

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Isak Dineson
    • Narrated By Julie Harris
    Overall
    (129)
    Performance
    (96)
    Story
    (97)

    Danish countess Karen Blixon, known as Isak Dineson, ran a coffee plantation in Kenya in the years when Africa remained a romantic and formidable continent to most Europeans. Out of Africa is her account of her life there, with stories of her respectful relationships with the Masai, Kikuyu, and Somali natives who work on her land; the European friends who visit her; and the imposing permanence of the wild, high land itself. Stage and television actress Julie Harris delivers a reading that is emotionally charged and reflective, recreating Dinesen's lively appreciation for the land she loved so much.

    Gerig says: "earthy and sensual"
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