Dashing for the Post : The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor by Patrick Leigh Fermor

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  • Title: Dashing for the Post : The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • Author: Patrick Leigh Fermor
  • Category: Diaries, Letters
  • Date: 06/15/17
  • Lenguage: English
  • Pages: 496
  • ISBN: 1473622492

 

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A revelatory assortment of letters written by the writer of The Broken Road. Handsome, spirited and erudite, Patrick Leigh Fermor was a battle hero and one of the biggest journey writers of his era. He was additionally a spectacularly gifted pal. The letters on this assortment span nearly seventy years, the first written ten days earlier than Paddy’s twenty-fifth birthday, the final when he was ninety-four. His correspondents embrace Deborah Devonshire, Ann Fleming, Nancy Mitford, Lawrence Durrell, Diana Cooper and his lifelong companion, Joan Rayner; he wrote his first letter to her in his cell at the monastery Saint Wandrille, the setting for his reflections on monastic life in A Time to Keep Silence. His letters exhibit many of his most participating traits: his zest for life, his endless curiosity, his lyrical descriptive powers, his love of language, his exuberance and his tendency to get into scrapes – significantly when consuming and, fairly individually, driving. Here are lots of extraordinary tales: the hunt for Byron’s slippers in a single of the remotest areas of Greece; an ignominious dismissal from Somerset Maugham’s Villa Mauresque; hiding behind a bush to dub Dirk Bogarde into Greek throughout the taking pictures of Ill Met by Moonlight, the movie based mostly on the story of General Kreipe’s abduction; his in depth travels. Some letters comprise glimpses of the nice and the good, whereas others are included purely for the pleasure of the jokes. present more

 

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