Sir Patrick “Paddy” Michael Leigh Fermor, DSO, OBE: 11 February 1915 – 10 June 2011

'A dangerous mixture of sophistication and recklessness': Patrick Leigh Fermor in Saint Malo, France, in 1992 Photograph: Ulf Andersen/Getty Images

Patrick Leigh Fermor at school, Kings' Canterbury

Billy Moss and Paddy Leigh Fermor, Crete 1944

Paddy in uniform

Paddy in Ithaca in 1946 photographed by Joan

Paddy in 1966

Patrick Leigh Fermor with Joan Rayner after their wedding 17th January 1968. (Photo by Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Leigh Fermor will be remembered as someone who lived and talked as well as he wrote

At home in The Mani

Paddy on his 94th birthday (February 11, 2009)

Debo and Paddy 2008

Paddy and Debo 2008

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