Patrick Leigh Fermor. Colin Thubron & Artemis Cooper, eds.
Publisher: John Murray. Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848547520. Daedalus Item Code: 51164
In the winter of 1933, 18-year-old Patrick Leigh Fermor set out on a walk across Europe, starting in Holland and ending in Constantinople. Decades later, Leigh Fermor told the story of that ... (Read More)
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