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By Brenda Ueland,Fridtjof Nansen,Eric Utne,Per Egil Hegge

Brenda Ueland, writer of “the most sensible booklet on writing ever written,” (Carl Sandburg on so as to Write), and shopper saint of all aspiring writers, used to be the recipient of greater than 30 love letters from the Norwegian explorer, humanitarian and winner of the 1922 Nobel Peace Prize Fridtjof Nansen. the 2 met in
New York urban in 1929. they'd a short love affair and a 12 months lengthy correspondence till his loss of life. Brenda, My Darling provides Nansen’s letters to Ueland, (hers to him are misplaced) and a sampling of Ueland’s released paintings and unpublished diaries. Nansen’s love letters are one of the most passionate, candid and eloquent within the English language.

From the Foreword, through Nansen biographer in step with Egil Hegge:
“These love letters from Fridtjof Nansen to Brenda Ueland make for compelling examining. Nansen’s fiery confessions of his nice love for Ueland may were thought of semi-pornographic just a part century in the past. The Norwegian asserting “when the outdated condo catches hearth, it burns with nice heat,” totally applies. yet, as the letters are so earnest, so excessive and so superbly written, it's extra acceptable to categorise them as literature - a real love song...”

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