Patrick Leigh Fermor - An Adventure

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Fascinating insight into the creative journey that culminated in A Time of Gifts.

Artemis Cooper's biography charts for the first time the extraordinary life story of the celebrated travel writer and war hero who was as renowned for his feats of derring-do as for his sumptuous prose.

The construction of Paddy's "power-house for prose" in Greece and a fascinating insight into the remarkable creative journey which culminated in the award-wining, A Time of Gifts.

Read by Samuel West
Abridged by Miranda Davies
Produced by Gemma Jenkins.