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Out of Africa Monologue

Out of Africa by Kurt Luedtke
Character: Karen
Gender: Female
Age (range): 18 - 55
Style: Drama
Length: 2 minutes

 

Karen: He even took the gramophone with him on safari. Three rifles, supplies for a month, and Mozart. He began our friendship with a gift. And later, not long before Tzavo, he gave me another--an incredible gift: a glimpse of the world through God's eye. And then I thought, "yes, I see. This is the way it was intended." I've written about all the others not because I loved him less, but because they were clearer, easier. He was waiting for me there. But I've gone ahead of my story. He'd have hated that -- Denys loved to hear a story told well. You see, I had a farm in Africa at the foot of the Ngong Hills. But it really began before that; it really began in Denmark. And there I knew two brothers. One was my lover, and one was my friend. I had a farm in Africa...I had a farm in Africa at the foot of the Ngong Hills. I had a farm in Africa...