Author:Fermor, Patrick Leigh; Armstrong, Karen


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A Time to Keep Silence (New York Review Books Classics)

By: Fermor, Patrick Leigh; Armstrong, Karen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York Review Books: 2007

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2276394

ISBN: 1590172442

Condition: Fine

Fifth printing. A fine copy. 2007 Trade Paperback. xxii, 96 pp. While still a teenager, Patrick Leigh Fermor made his way across Europe, as recounted in his classic memoirs, A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water. During World War II, he fought with local partisans against the Nazi occupiers of Crete. But in A Time to Keep Silence, Leigh Fermor writes about a more inward journey, describing his several sojourns in some of Europe’s oldest and most venerable monasteries. He stays at the Abbey of St. Wandrille, a great repository of art and learning; at Solesmes, famous for its rev... View more info