The Dreamer - Becoming Karen Blixen

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 6

12 x
Out of Africa is hailed in America as Book of the Month; back in Denmark, Karen is praised at the Glydendal publishing house; mother Ingeborg falls ill.

Season 1, Episode 5

38 x
Karen is writing her book about her years in East Africa, attracting Glydendal's attention; a disappointing review of Seven Gothic Tales troubles Karen.

Season 1, Episode 4

25 x
Concerned about possible criticism of her very un-Danish book, Karen is hesitant to publish it in her home country, and she tries to cope with her ill health.

Season 1, Episode 3

8 x
Karen receives a letter from the well-known American writer Dorothy Canfield, who has shown her short stories to an enthusiastic publisher in America.

Season 1, Episode 2

2 x
Karen, in the middle of writing her book, wants to travel to London to find the largest publisher in Europe, but the family won't help her finance the trip.

Season 1, Episode 1

3 x
Karen Blixen returns home from Kenya. Destitute and uneducated, she lives at the mercy of her family. She wishes to be independent and tries to become a writer.