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The Villa Ariadne
Author: Dilys Powell

ISBN: 9781780600352
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 11 December 2015
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 18.4 x 1.8
Description:
Set over 40 years against the backdrop of the most romantic story-filled villa in Crete, The Villa Ariadne is the tale of three of the most charismatic British Hellenophiles since Lord Byron - Sir Arthur Evans, John Pendlebury and Patrick Leigh Fermor.

Dilys Powell captures the spirit of a place she loved dearly and a group of people she knew well. Weaving the myths of the island with its archaeology, ancient history and modern tales, she gives us a loving portrait of this classical land.

About the Author

Dilys Powell (1901-1995) was film critic for The Times and The Sunday Times, and was married to the archaeologist Humfry Payne. Her books about Greece include 'An Affair of the Heart'.

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