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Joan

Pub Date : 2017-10-10 | Author : Simon Fenwick | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781760556174
ISBN 13 : 1760556173

Volumes have been written by and about Patrick Leigh Fermor, but his wife Joan is almost entirely absent from their pages. Now, Simon Fenwick, archivist of the Leigh Fermor papers,..

Photographs Of Joan Leigh Fermor

Pub Date : 2018-04 | Author : Ian Collins | Publisher : Haus Pub.

ISBN 10 : 1910376949
ISBN 13 : 9781910376942

The past decade has seen a well-deserved revival of interest in the books of travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor. Now it's time that his wife, Joan Leigh Fermor (1912-2003), gets he..

Greece

Pub Date : 2017-08-30 | Author : Michael Carroll | Publisher : I.B.Tauris

ISBN 10 : 9781786722881
ISBN 13 : 1786722887

"If in the library of your house you do not? have the works of the ancient Greek writers then you have a house with no light" George Bernard Shaw There is so much in the modern wor..

Dashing For The Post

Pub Date : 2017-06-15 | Author : Patrick Leigh Fermor | Publisher : John Murray

ISBN 10 : 1473622492
ISBN 13 : 9781473622494

A revelatory collection of letters written by the author of The Broken Road. Handsome, spirited and erudite, Patrick Leigh Fermor was a war hero and one of the greatest travel writ..

Cairo In The War

Pub Date : 2013-10-24 | Author : Artemis Cooper | Publisher : John Murray

ISBN 10 : 9781848548855
ISBN 13 : 1848548850

For troops in the desert, Cairo meant fleshpots or brass hats. For well-connected officers, it meant polo at the Gezira Club and drinks at Shepheard's. For the irregular warriors, ..

Carrington S Letters

Pub Date : 2017-11-23 | Author : Dora Carrington | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781448137312
ISBN 13 : 1448137314

‘Your letters are a great pleasure. I lap them down with breakfast and they do me more good than tonics, blood capsules or iron jelloids’ Lytton Strachey Dora Carrington was co..

The Stronghold

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Xan Fielding | Publisher : Paul Dry Books

ISBN 10 : 9781589880856
ISBN 13 : 1589880854

"During the Second World War, Xan Fielding served for two years as an officer in the British Special Operations Executive on German-occupied Crete, where he ran an intelligence net..

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