Tehran’s Book City Institute to have “an evening with Karen Blixen”

May 7, 2016

TEHRAN – Works by Danish author Karen Blixen (1885-1962), who is also known by the pen name Isak Dinesen, will be reviewed during a program at Tehran’s Book City Institute on Tuesday.

Danish Ambassador Danny Annan, the professor of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies of the University of Copenhagen, Claus Valling Pedersen, and Iranian scholar Abolfazl Horri will deliver speeches during the program entitled “An Evening with Karen Blixen”.

Blixen is best known for Out of Africa, an account of her life while living in Kenya. 

Peykan Publishing Company released a Persian translation of her “Winter’s Tales” by Musa Akrami in 2004. 


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