Leigh Fermor


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Leigh Fermor

(ˈfɛːmɔː)
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(Biography) See Fermor
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He writes of seasoned travelers (Patrick Leigh Fermor, Bruce Chatwin, Joseph Conrad, Herodotus himself), and writers as far flung as Omar Khayyam, Jamal al-Din al-Afghani, James Joyce, and Les Murray.
Visitor Patrick Leigh Fermor wrote: "There was a 'No dogs admitted' at the top of the stairs and 'Prepare to meet thy God' painted inside a wardrobe.
Worth dutifully covered the daily grind of the Middle East's political intrigues and humanitarian disasters, but he also wrote about the refurbishing of the Islamic wing at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, about novelists such as Hisham Matar and Mathias Enard, about the British travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor and the popular French author of espionage thrillers Gerard de Villiers.
Between the Woods and the Water by Patrick Leigh Fermor
Do you recall how Louis MacNeice calls childhood the 'time of gifts'--the phrase used adopted by Patrick Leigh Fermor in one of the most glorious travel books of the 20th century?
Patrick Leigh Fermor trekked from the Hook of Holland to Istanbul in 1933 and penned Between the Woods and the Water; Nick Hunt followed in his footsteps in 2011 and has documented his travels in Walking the Woods and the Water.
The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos, by Patrick Leigh Fermor
Horses for courses, of course, but my money's on Leigh Fermor.
THE BROKEN ROAD: FROM THE IRON GATES TO MOUNT ATHOS is the second half of an account of a 1933 walk across Europe by then-eighteen-year-old Patrick Leigh Fermor, and recounts the final leg of his adventure as a youth which he was unable to complete before his death in 2011.
Baker imagining himself a hawk and a fox, Richard Jefferies on how animals see the human world, and Patrick Leigh Fermor on silent contemplation.
Among his best-known works are the cover designs for the books of Patrick Leigh Fermor, with whom he shared a life-long friendship and a profound love of Greece