Happy 96th Birthday to Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor!
Described by the BBC as “a cross between Indiana Jones, James Bond and Graham Greene” Patrick Leigh Fermor
is the author of several NYRB Classics: A Time of Gifts
, Between the Woods and the Water
, The Traveller’s Tree
, and A Time to Keep Silence
, which was just featured on NPR’s “You Must Read This
.” In Tearing Haste: Letters between Patrick Leigh Fermor and Deborah Devonshire
is published by New York Review Books.
February 11, 2011, 2:41 p.m.