Author: Karen Blixen (pen name: Isak Dinesen)
Publication Date: 1937
This memoir recounts the experiences of Dutch author Karen Blixen as she lived in Kenya for seventeen years. She lives on a coffee plantation with her husband and after they separate she continues living there and had a love affair with Denys Finch-Hatton. She describes how African culture and people inspired her to tell stories and the way they touched her life.