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By Roger Jinkinson

an opportunity come across in a small cafeneion on a distant Greek island led Roger Jinkinson on a quest to determine what had occurred to Kevin Andrews, the writer of The Flight of Ikaros, defined by way of Patrick Leigh Fermor as “One of the nice and lasting books approximately Greece.” the hunt for Kevin Andrews covers part the globe and includes a glittering array of characters together with W H Auden, Louis MacNeice, Dylan Thomas, Patrick Leigh Fermor, E E Cummings, Scofield Thayer, Amelia Earhart, Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany and Queen Frederika of Greece. Kevin was once born in Peking in 1924. His mom, Yvette Borup, attractive and lively used to be married on the time to the adventurer and explorer Roy Chapman Andrews, reputed to be the version for Indiana Jones, yet he's not going to were Kevin's father. talented with beauty, an abundance of allure and usual intelligence, Kevin grew to become a careworn and afflicted guy. His one consistent love used to be Greece and the Greeks. He relinquished his American nationality and have become a Greek citizen in 1975. the previous couple of years of his lifestyles have been spent in Athens residing as a recluse. He died in 1989, swimming in wild seas off the Greek island of Kythira.

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