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Revolt in the Desert by T. E. Lawrence
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Revolt in the Desert (1927)

by T. E. Lawrence

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    Setting the Desert on Fire: T. E. Lawrence and Britain's Secret War in Arabia, 1916-1918 by James Barr (arethusarose)
    arethusarose: Modern research and comment on the politics and policy that led to Lawrence's activity, and information about others in the region at the time.
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Purchased a 1926 edition of this at a flea market this morning!
  FCEtier | May 4, 2012 |
This text is an unnecessary abridgment of one of the most compelling and beautifully written non-fiction works of the 20th century, Seven Pillars of Wisdom. While fans and collectors of Lawrence's work may find the book of interest, new readers should disregard this text and direct their attention to Seven Pillars of Wisdom post-haste. ( )
3 vote BGP | Sep 30, 2007 |
Lawrence explains in the Foreword, "If I am asked why I have abridged an unsatisfactory book, instead of recasting it as history, I must plead that to do so nice a job in the barracks which have been my home since 1922 would need a degree of concentration amounting in an airman to moroseness: and an interest in the subject which was exhausted long ago in the actual experience of it."
  keylawk | Dec 24, 2006 |
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Bawden, EdwardIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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