Babette's Feast & Other Anecdotes of Destiny
Publish date: June 1st 1993
Publisher: Vintage Books
Pages no: 244
Edition language: English
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It’s hard to write a review for this story. I started it with suspicion – I don’t like religious writing, and too much of this short novelette has to do with faith – but by the end of the story, I had tears in my eyes. The story is not about faith, after all. It is about humanity in all of us and ab...
bookshelves: published-1952, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, danish-root Read in January, 2007 Superb (but extremely short) read and the film is just gorgeous. One day I will hire myself a small house there by the sea for a week and just curl up into a blanket and watch the waves. ETA: I ha...
All of the stories in this collection center around the idea of art and creative power. The most famous story in the collection is "Babette's Feast" and not only shows how art comes in more than one form, but also how the artist can be an unknown quality. The story "Tempests" has echos of Tennyson...
Superb (but extremely short) read and the film is just gorgeous. One day I will hire myself a small house there by the sea for a week and just curl up into a blanket and watch the waves.