Villa Ariadne

Villa Ariadne

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The Villa Ariadne stands above the Minoan ruins of Knossos in Crete, a memorial to the British archaeologists who built, lived and worked there. Dilys Powell brings to life the autocratic founder Arthur Evans and his successor John Pendlebury, whose heroic leadership of the local defence against German invasion in 1941 made him a legend. The villa was also the site of the daring kidnap of German General Kreipe by special operations officers, including Patrick Leigh… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Eland Publishing (March 31, 2016)

Collection: Eland Publishing

Format: EPUB

Page count: 264 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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