Isak Dinesen, Karen Christence Blixen-Finecke (Rungstedlund, 1885-1962). Karen Christence Blixen-Finecke. Danish writer. Of aristocratic origin, he married his cousin, with whom he dedicated himself in Kenya to the cultivation of coffee. The couple divorced in 1925 and she remained in charge of the plantation until by the fall of prices in 1931 was forced to sell it and return to Denmark. Although he had already published some works, it is then when he began his literary career under various pseudonyms, the best known of which is Isak Dinesen, with which he published a series of autobiographical notes on his life in Africa.
She was a great story writer and among her books are Winter Tales, Seven Gothic Stories and Anecdotes of Destiny. In this same collection we have published Carnival and other stories, and in our collection of illustrated books has appeared El fete de Babette.