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Second-hand books don’t just tell the stories of their authors but of their former owners, too.

A scene from Ill Met by Moonlight, the 1957 film based on W. Stanley Moss's account of the Kriepe abduction. Patrick Leigh Fermor’s kidnapping of the German General Kreipe on Crete during the Second World War is a well-told tale in book and film.

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