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Artemis Cooper's biography charts for the first time the extraordinary life story of the celebrated travel writer who was as renowned for his feats of derring-do as for his sumptuous prose.

As a young solider in Crete, he devises the audacious plan which was to turn him into a war hero.

Read by Samuel West
Abridged by Miranda Davies
Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

15 minutes

Last on

Thu 22 Nov 2012 00:30

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