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“Rambling on the Path to Rome” by Peter Francis Browne

For decades I’ve been an admirer of Hilaire Belloc’s The Path To Rome, so in a charity shop in Lancaster I grabbed at Peter Francis Browne’s account of his late-20th-century retracing of the same journey. Belloc’s walk had been a … Continue reading

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“A Time for Silence” by Patrick Leigh Fermor

A careful and honest writer, Leigh Fermor has above all a serious concern to communicate the truth both of what he observes and of his reactions to it. He’s most interesting and important when describing his first Benedictine experience – … Continue reading

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