A Time to Keep Silence by Patrick Leigh Fermor

By Patrick Leigh Fermor

Whereas nonetheless undefined, Patrick Leigh Fermor made his means throughout Europe, as acknowledged in his vintage memoirs, A Time of presents and among the Woods and the Water. in the course of international struggle II, he fought with neighborhood partisans opposed to the Nazi occupiers of Crete. yet in A Time to maintain Silence, Leigh Fermor writes a few extra inward trip, describing his numerous sojourns in a few of Europe's oldest and such a lot venerable monasteries. He remains on the Abbey of St. Wandrille, an outstanding repository of artwork and studying; at Solesmes, well-known for its revival of Gregorian chant; and on the deeply ascetic Trappist monastery of l. a. Grande Trappe, the place priests take a vow of silence. eventually, he visits the rock monasteries of Cappadocia, hewn from the stony spires of a moonlike panorama, the place he seeks a few hint of the lifetime of the earliest Christian anchorites.
More than a heritage or commute magazine, besides the fact that, this pretty brief ebook is a meditation at the that means of silence and solitude for contemporary existence. Leigh Fermor writes, "In the seclusion of a cell--an life whose quietness is barely different by way of the silent nutrition, the solemnity of formality, and lengthy solitary walks within the woods--the afflicted waters of the brain develop nonetheless and transparent, and masses that's hidden away and all that clouds it floats to the skin and will be skimmed away; and after a time one reaches a nation of peace that's unthought of within the traditional world."

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