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patrick leigh fermor
June 11, 2011, 4:32 pm
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The brilliant travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor has died.  One of many obituaries here.  The best way I know of paying tribute is to say, “Read his books.  Now.”

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Jan Morris on Leigh Fermor here:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/jun/12/patrick-leigh-fermor-by-jan-morris-obituary

Comment by pilgrimpace

One of the truly great travel writers. Wonder how far he got in writing up the third and last part of his Rhine-Danube walk?

Comment by The Solitary Walker

some of the obits seem to suggest that it was in a final edit, so there ought to be something to see

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