The rash adventurer : a life of John Pendlebury (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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The rash adventurer : a life of John Pendlebury

Author: Imogen Grundon
Publisher: London : Libri, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"John Pendlebury (1904-41), the 'Cretan Lawrence', was shot in the first days of the German occupation of Crete while organising bands of guerillas to fight the invaders. Not a professional soldier, Pendlebury was chosen for the task because of his intimate knowledge of Crete, its people and language, acquired through his years of archaeological experience on the island. As Curator at Knossos, successor to Sir  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grundon, Imogen.
Rash adventurer.
London : Libri, 2007
(OCoLC)608390812
Named Person: J D S Pendlebury; J D S Pendlebury
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Imogen Grundon
ISBN: 1901965066 9781901965063
OCLC Number: 48154562
Description: xv, 383 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Life of John Pendlebury
Responsibility: by Imogen Grundon ; with a foreword by Patrick Leigh Fermor.

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John Pendlebury (1904-41), the 'Cretan Lawrence', was shot in the first days of the German occupation of Crete while organising bands of guerrillas to fight the invaders. A biography of John  Read more...

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Grundon has produced a remarkable biography, imbued with the spirit of place as well as the ghost of this memorable hero.-Anthony Beevor

 
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