The story is about a Danish girl, her name is Karen Blixen who went to Africaafter she married with Baron. In Africa and more precisely in Kenya she startedto run a coffee-farm. But its failure in 1931 caused her to return to Denmark.

Baroness Karen Blixen spent 17 years in Africa. Karen began the coffee-farm withher husband, and continued to oversee the farm even after she separated in 1925.Th e farm was an unprofitable venture. Blixen shares her experiences in herbook. actually she is not like all the other colonists. She helps the Kikoejoes,they are the native population Ngong Hills.

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When the children are sick she helpsthem and she gives them medicines. Kamante is her cook and he his a nativechild. Kamante is her cook because one day Karen helped him whit a disease .Denys is a friend of Karen, he liked to her a story tolded . Denys lived in herhouse between safari. He was a good friend. Denys also had a plane and from timeto time Karen flew with him over Africa. When Karen left Africa she had to saygoodbye to a lot of peoples.

E everybody liked her. She was a friendly girl andwhen she was in Denmark she received letters from her friend sin Kenya. It isnot a book like an other.

Karen describes her surroundings -Africa’s people, shepays careful attention to detail. I have chosen this book because I have livedin Africa for 11 years and while I was reading the book I recognised a lot ofthings. I knew what she was talking about. It looked so familiar to me.

And so Iliked the book.Book Reports