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Published by the Folio Society, London in 2001.


The book is in excellent condition bound with ictorial cloth blocked in colours, backstrip lettered in silver. 21 plates on 12 and 2 full-page maps in the text; pThe striking wrap-around cover design by David Rooney was created specifically for this edition. Introduction by M.R.D. Foot, as well as a prologue and epilogue by Iain Moncrieffe.


Unabridged reissue of the classic account of the kidnapping of General Karl Kreipe on the island of Crete; yet another episode in the astonishing war service of Paddy Leigh Fermor (who here contributes an interesting afterword).


Initial requests for publication had been denied as recently as 1945, and the book was chosen to lead the BBC's famous radio series 'Now it can be told' of 1950.

Ill Met By Moonlight by W. Stanley Moss

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