Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure by Artemis Cooper – review | Books | The Guardian

Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure by Artemis Cooper – review | Books | The Guardian.

Patrick Leigh Fermor

Patrick Leigh Fermor at his house in Kardamyli, Greece. Photograph: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP

Perhaps the most remarkable thing about Patrick Leigh Fermor‘s legendary life is that it lasted as long as it did. He died in 2011 at the age of 96, having survived enough assaults on his existence to make Rasputin seem like a quitter. He was car-bombed by communists in Greece, knifed in Bulgaria, and pursued by thousands of Wehrmacht troops across Crete after kidnapping the commander of German forces on the island. Malaria, cancer and traffic accidents failed to claim him.

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