On February 6, 1959, Carson McCullers hosted a small luncheon party in order that seventy-four-year-old Baroness Karen Blixen-Finecke (Isak Dinesen) could meet Marilyn Monroe. The photo here is Isak Dinesen in her famous grey turban. Apparently the ladies got on famously.

On February 6, 1959, Carson McCullers hosted a small luncheon party in order that seventy-four-year-old Baroness Karen Blixen-Finecke (Isak Dinesen) could meet Marilyn Monroe. The photo here is Isak Dinesen in her famous grey turban. Apparently the ladies got on famously.

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Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891)  Moby-Dick; or, The Whale (1851) Pierre: or, The Ambiguities (1852)

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Victor Hugo photographié par Charles. Rocher des Proscrits, Jersey, 1855.

Victor Hugo photographié par Charles. Rocher des Proscrits, Jersey, 1855.

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