Bror had originally bought them seven hundred acres of land only recently appropriated for development by white settlers. He then sold that and bought the four-and-a-half-thousand-acre coffee plantation in the Ngong Hills in what is...
Wealth and Poverty
Financial problems plagued the Karen Coffee Company
as early as 1921, when ID
's uncle and brother tried to intervene.
Pelensky, Olga Anastasia. Isak Dinesen: The Life and Imagination of a Seducer. Ohio University Press.
Further catastrophe struck when the factory burned down in January 1923.
Thurman, Judith. Isak Dinesen: The Life of a Storyteller. St Martin’s Press.