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In Tearing Haste: Letters Between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor

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In Tearing Haste: Letters Between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor - Fermor, Patrick Leigh, and Devonshire, Deborah, and Mosley, Charlotte (Editor)
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In spring 1956, Deborah, Duchess of Devonshire - youngest of the six legendary Mitford sisters - invited the writer and war hero Patrick Leigh Fermor to visit Lismore Castle, the Devonshires' house in Ireland. This halcyon visit sparked off a deep friendship and a lifelong exchange of sporadic but highly entertaining letters. There can rarely have been such contrasting styles: Debo, unashamed philistine and self-professed illiterate (though suspected by her friends of being a secret reader), darts from subject to subject ...

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In Tearing Haste: Letters Between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor 2017, New York Review of Books

ISBN-13: 9781681371863

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In Tearing Haste: Letters Between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor 2010, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590173589

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In Tearing Haste: Letters Between Deborah Devonshire and Patrick Leigh Fermor 2009, John Murray Publishers Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780719568572

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