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Artemis Cooper’s Fermor Biography: A Great Read

I just finished Artemis Cooper’s splendid biography (Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure). Fermor, who died in 2011 at age 96,  is widely regarded as the foremost travel writer of the last century–ever observant, never boring, blessed with diligent recall, and … Continue reading

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A great talent: Patrick Leigh Fermor’s A Time of Gifts

I’m always eager for a good read and get ecstatic when I find one.  There are so many possibilities out there that I try to choose wisely, usually from several sources such as NPR, The Times Literary Supplement, and my … Continue reading

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