(1975) 1990 new edition. Folio. Pages not numbered. Colour, b/w photographs & illustrations, paintings by Kamante. Fine in dust-wrapper. Kamante, servant and friend of Karen Blixen, tells the story of Karen Farm in his own words. Handwritten by his sons and illustrated with his own paintings and with Karen Blixen's and Peter Beard's wonderful photographs. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Isak Dinesen and the land and people she loved are nowhere so real and compelling as in Longing for Darkness, written by Dinesen's majordomo, Kamante, and now boasting a smart new cover. Readers familiar with Out of Africa may recognize many of the enchanting stories. These celebrated tales and others are retold here from Kamante's perspective and are enhanced with his own drawings and letters, Dinesen's words and snapshots, and photographs by Peter Beard. Writes Beard, "Over a period of 12 years, as if divesting himself of his possessions, Kamante put down the extra dimensions of truth which are at the heart of Out of Africa."
About the Author:
Peter Beard first visited Africa in 1955 when he began working n his expansive collection of articles and photographic essays. His books include Longing for Darkness a tribute to the life of Karen Blixen, The End of the Game, and Eyelids of Morning: The M
Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen, 1885-1962) is the author of Out of Africa and other classic works of literature.
Jacqueline Bouvier Onassis (1929-1996) discovered Longing for Darkness through her friend Peter Beard, and read the tales to her children.
Title: LONGING FOR DARKNESS: KAMANTE'S TALES FROM "...
Publisher: Chronicle Books. San Francisco.
Book Description Chronicle Books Llc, San Francisco, California, U.S.A., 1991. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition First Printing. Clean, Tight, Square, Inscribed By Former Owner. No Other Markings, Light Shelf Wear, Tear To Spine Of Dj, Neatly Tape Repaired, Sunning To Spine, Dj Is Now In Protective Mylar. Seller Inventory # 028629
Book Description Chronicle Books,, San Francisco:, 1990. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Illustrated with 168 drawings and 160 original photographs (January 1914 - July 1931). With photographs and captions by Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen). Afterword by Jacqueline Bouvier Onassis. First printing thus. Near fine in a very good (large chip at the crown of the spine, faded along the spine and edges) dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 79553
Book Description Chronicle Books, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0877017247
Book Description Chronicle Books, U.S.A., 1990. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. In one of the most dazzling books of recent times, the lost world of Isak Dinesen is recreated by her old majordomo, Kamante, the hero of her classic Out of Africa. First edition 1990 stated, first printing. Seller Inventory # 000177
Book Description Chronicle Books, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P020877017247
Book Description Chronicle Books, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Seller Inventory # P010877017247
Book Description Chronicle Books, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110877017247
Book Description Chronicle, 1990. Hardback. Condition: VERY GOOD. 1990. Chronicle. Hard Cover. Book- VG+. Dj- Good, spine sunned. 12x8.5. Frontis, profuse b/w photos and illus. In this dazzling volume, the lost world of Isak Dinesen (Baroness Karen Blixen) is stirringly recreated by her old majordomo, Kamante, the hero of her classic 'Out of Africa'. Here are Kamante's inspired renderings of the fables Dinesen taught, delightfully illustrated throughout with Kamante's lyrical watercolours. Seller Inventory # 1706660
Book Description Chronicle Books, 1991. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Chroni. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0877017247