Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915 - 2011) at age 18 walked the length of Europe from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. Arguably one of the best travel writers of our generation, his novels have inspired many great writers, most notably Ian Fleming (1908-1964).

Patrick Leigh Fermor: The man who walked

I read the sad news this morning that my favourite writer Patrick Leigh Fermor has died. Fermor was a war hero, a bon vivant, a wit, a polyg.

Kidnapping a Nazi General: Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Perfect Heist : Longreads

Kidnapping a Nazi General: Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Perfect Heist

A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube (New York Review Books Classics) by Patrick Leigh Fermor,http://www.amazon.com/dp/1590171659/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_VXnhtb19WMWQD51Z

A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube by Patrick Leigh Fermor, Jan Morris

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Dr. Dre Asked to Score Nina Simone Biopic, the Life of Patrick Leigh Fermor, and More

Dre Asked to Score Nina Simone Biopic, the Life of Patrick Leigh Fermor, and More - Signature Reads

PATRICK LEIGH FERMOR - ARTEMIS COOPER, comprar el libro en tu librería online Casa del Libro

Decades after the acclaimed travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor set off on his walk, his biographer talks about the adventure.

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Patrick Leigh Fermor: “With what ease populations moved about in ancient Greek lands, in the world conquered and Hellenized by Alexander, the wide elbow room of Rome and the Byzantine Empire!

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Patrick Leigh Fermor by Artemis Cooper: review

Tartle, bufetak, kaelling: the foreign words to which English has no answer - Telegraph

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Leigh Fermor was the architect of one of the most daring feats of the Second World War, the kidnapping of the commander of the German garrison on Crete, and also the author of some of the finest works in the canon of English travel writing.

patrick leigh fermor - booked. Six books by Patrick Leigh Fermor are published by NYRB Classics: A Time of Gifts; Between the Woods and the Water; A Time to Keep Silence; Mani; Roumeli; and The Traveller’s Tree. Also, NYRB is the publisher of In Tearing Haste: Letters Between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor.

Patrick Leigh Fermor six books are published by NYRB Classics: A Time of Gifts…

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Writer's last wish falls victim to the Greek recession

Not a bad view–outside Patrick Leigh Fermor’s house in Kardamyli, Greece. Three long and incisive essays on PLF’s work along with writing by the man himself in the next issue of Salmagundi Magazine

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