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  • ISBN: 9781408893692
  • Pages: 480
  • Illustrations: Photographs throughout
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Selected and Edited by: Adam Sisman

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Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Patrick Leigh Fermor

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The second volume of exuberant, lively letters from travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor includes encounters with such varied figures as Jackie Onassis, Camilla Parker-Bowles, Oswald Mosley and Peter Mandelson . . .

It also relates adventures with the humble: a ‘pick-nick’ with the stonemasons at Kardamyli or a drunken celebration in the Cretan mountains with his old comrades from the Resistance. Paddy was at ease in any company – unfailingly charming, boyish, gentle and fun.

‘Adam Sisman should be congratulated on this feat of literary archaeology and for excavating for Paddy's fans a last marvellous treasure trove of Leigh Fermor prose’ William Dalrymple

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