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Between the Woods and the Water

Between the Woods and the Water

Author(s): Patrick Leigh Fermor

Location(s): Europe, Hungary, Romania

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): 1930s



this is the sequel to ‘A Time of Gifts’, and Fermor continues his walk through the length of 1930s Europe. Starting from where the previous book left off, at the border into Hungary, and on to “the Iron Gates” border between Rumania and Bulgaria.

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Not fiction but by general consent one of the finest travel books ever written (N sullivan)

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

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Entries close 6th November 2021