The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos :: Patrick Leigh Fermor soon to be presented for sale on the exceptional BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: John Murray, 2013, Hardback in dust wrapper.
3rd impression, first edition 2013. Contains: Maps; Illustrated endpapers and blanks;
From the cover: In the early 1930s, at the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set out to walk from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople. It proved to be the defining experience of his life, and was the subject of two of his best-loved books: A Time of Gifts (1977) and Between the Woods and the Water (1986). They only took the reader up to the Iron Gates in Rumania, and Leigh Fermor always planned a third and final volume. But a glacial writers block descended, and to the dismay …
Near Fine in Near Fine Dustwrapper. Previous owners’ name to the first verso first blank.
Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [XIX] 362 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
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