Danish writer Baroness Karen von Blixen-Finecke, who wrote under the pen name Isak Dinesen, was born in 1884. She and her husband moved to Kenya in 1914 and her experiences, became the came memoir "Out of Africa". Read books by Issak Dinesen
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Mark Bostridge - Author
Mark Bostridge is a biographer and literary critic who lives in London.
He is the biographer of Florence Nightingale. (source:the Guardian)
The Fateful Year England 1914 Mark Bostridge
The Fateful Year by Mark Bostridge is the story of England in 1914. War with Germany, so often imagined and predicted, finally broke out when people were least prepared for it. Here, among a crowded cast of unforgettable characters, are... Format: Hardback - Released: 02/01/2014