What Do I Read Next?
Anecdotes of Destiny, a 1985 collection of short stories by Dinesen, includes "Babette's Feast," a tale of a woman's struggle to define herself in a new and harsh landscape.
Ernest Hemingway's Green Hills of Africa (1935) is a stirring account of a safari he and his wife joined in 1933. In the work, Hemingway reveals what the experience taught him about Africa and about himself.
In Letters from Africa (1981) Dinesen provides more details about her life on her farm in Africa. Both works were used as source material for the successful film version of Out of Africa.
Beryl Markham's West with the Night, published in 1942, chronicles her exciting life as an African bush pilot in the 1930s.