Very descriptive writer, you can "see" the story as you go along.
I expected it to be more like the film but the story as it stands would not make a good film, romance... Read more
Karen Blixen's eloquent, incisive, gentle study of the genteel decadence of pre-WW1 colonial East Africa. Read morePublished 7 months ago by James McGrory
i didnt like the story at all, too much poitics, and gory bits on the lion hunt and shooting parties.Published 11 months ago by Fullmoonowl68
I so loved the film that it made me want to visit Karen Blixen's house when I visited Nairobi. I thought I'd buy the book at the airport or even at the Karen Blixen museum. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Amazon Woman
Sorry. Whether I tried to read it when I was too busy or too tired I don't know. Found it quite dull although I have to say I didn't get very far. Read morePublished 15 months ago by sukey-em
The author is probably the most enigmatic character I have ever encountered. The absolutely superb film "Out of Africa" whetted my appetite, and I expected the book to... Read morePublished 16 months ago by E H J Gould
Bought for my sister as it's on her wishlist. Was used, but in immaculate condition, so I'm obviously happy with that. Fairly quick delivery.Published 17 months ago by Rebecca