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  • T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia)

    Hulsman, John C. To Begin the World Over Again: Lawrence of Arabia from Damascus to Baghdad Korda, Michael Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia Lawrence, T. E. Seven Pillars of Wisdom Minorities; Good Poems by Small Poets and Small Poems by Good Poets The Mint Crusader Castles   The Forest Giant (Le Gigantesque, […]

  • To Begin the World Over Again: Lawrence of Arabia from Damascus to Baghdad

    If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you’re doubtless aware I have a bit of a fascination with Lawrence of Arabia. After watching the movie in 2015, I set off to read Seven Pillars of Wisdom and anything else by or about the guy I could find. Which, as it turns out, is […]

  • A Life in Books: T. E. Lawrence AKA Lawrence of Arabia

    Just chatting about the life, books, and adventures of T. E. Lawrence (1888–1935). Lawrence was the young British officer who, during World War I, became “Lawrence of Arabia” – the face, strategist, and de facto leader of the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turkish Empire. A complicated person, he battled greatly with conflicted feelings about […]

  • Crusader Castles – A Young Lawrence of Arabia

    Having resolved to read everything written by T. E. Lawrence, I inevitably picked up his college thesis, published posthumously under the title Crusader Castles. It’s a very rare book, but happily a New Year’s discount made the Folio Society edition a good option, and I couldn’t have been more pleased with the customer service, shipping, […]