Lawrence Of Arabia



The Unabridged Edition Was Selected By The New York Times As One Of The Six Best Nonfiction Books Of 1990 Now This Critically Acclaimed Biography Abridged By The Author Offers A Portrait Of The Legendary Modern Day Knight, Arab Revolt Leader, British Secret Agent And World War I Military Genius 32 Pages Of Photographs.Lawrence Of Arabia

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  • Paperback
  • 544 pages
  • Lawrence Of Arabia
  • Jeremy Wilson
  • English
  • 14 August 2019
  • 0020826621

10 thoughts on “Lawrence Of Arabia

  1. says:

    I suppose, that in one sense, one has to be really interested in T.E Lawrence to enjoy all 915 pages of this massive biography I am, and I did For those interested in a contemporary history of the Revolt in the Desert, I would recommend Scott Anderson s excellent Lawrence in Arabia This biography is devoted to Chapman Lawrence Ross Shaw the man, from beginning to end, and is particularly interesting for its treatment of his later life and work during his post war stints in the R.A.F and the I suppose, that in one sense, one has to be really interested in T.E Lawrence to enjoy all 915 pages of this massive biography I am, and I did For those interested in a contemporary history of the Revolt in the Desert, I would recommend Scott Anderson s excellent Lawrence in Arabia This biography is devoted to Chapman Lawrence Ross Shaw the man, from beginning to end, and is particularly interesting for its treatment of his later life and work during his post war stints in the R.A.F and the tank corps, a part of his life that is typically scanted It was enough to make me decide to pick up copies of Lawrence s account of the his years in training at the R.A.F the Mint and his translation of the Odyssey, generally acclaimed...

  2. says:

    T.E Lawrence 1888 1935 , best known as Lawrence of Arabia, was an enigmatic and perplexing man who undoubtedly was plagued with intermittent depression and, despite his fame, strong self doubt He had ample opportunity to gain fame and money but was indifferent to both Jermey Wilson s 1989 biography, using letters to and from Lawrence and British Army documents until recently not available, provides an amazing amount of detail to this troubled soul and his unusual life Lawrence was an archa T.E Lawrence 1888 1935 , best known as Lawrence of Arabia, was an enigmatic and perplexing man who undoubtedly was plagued with intermittent depression and, despite his fame, strong self doubt He had ample opportunity to gain fame and money but was indifferent to both Jermey Wilson s 1989 biography, using letters to and from Lawrence and British Army documents until recently not available, provides an amazing amount of detail to this troubled soul and his unusual life Lawrence was an archaeologist in what is now Syria during the early 1910s when World War I broke out, pitting Britain, France, and Russia against Germany, the Austro Hungarian Empire, and the...

  3. says:

    Details the history of Lawrence of Arabia including his childhood, leading the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire, and his time in the air force following the war The biography is exceedingly detailed, but does not draw any conclusions instead relying on the facts and letting the readers draw their own conclusions Interesting details include Lawrence s masochistic behavior paying others to beat him up , his reclusive ness and unwillingness to use his fame following the war, and his insigh Details the history of Lawrence of Arabia including his childhood, leading the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire, and his time in the air force following the war The biography is exceedingly detailed, but does not draw any conclusions instead relying on the facts and letting the readers draw their ow...

  4. says:

    Pretty good, but too long, and the author thinks too highly of himself.

  5. says:

    Very satisfying in depth look at the real Lawrence of Arabia An amazing man.

  6. says:

    This would have been a much better biography if major editing had eliminated numerous unnecessary details.

  7. says:

    This is an extremely long and thorough biography of T.E Lawrence better known as Lawrence of Arabia The author had access both to Lawrence s private papers as well as the British government s official papers on his exploits, which inexplicably were kept under security seal for 50 years These resources show in the level of detail included in the book and the extensive citations backing it up.The book is less successful in answering what seems to me to be the most interesting question raised This is an extremely long and thorough biography of T.E Lawrence better known as Lawrence of Arabia The author had access both to Lawrence s private papers as well as the British government s official pa...

  8. says:

    Those who only know T.E Lawrence from the famous movie Lawrence of Arabia will find that there is muchto the man than his role in the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War Lawrence was establishing himself as an archaeologist in the years before the war and traveled in literary circles in the years following the war.A blurb on the dust jacket says, This is Lawrence on a camel, not on a couch That seems to sum this up nicely Lawrence s actions are the cen Those who only know T.E Lawrence from the famous movie Lawrence of Arabia will find that there is muchto the man than his role in the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War Lawrence was establishing himself as an archae...

  9. says:

    This book has been on my shelf for over 25 years and I finally decided to tackle it.It s very heavy lifting at almost 1200 pages, pardon the pun There is no single aspect of T E Lawrence s life not minutely covered in toto I was to page 400 before encountering the first scene from the movie Authorized biography or not, it needed a editor One big takeaway I got from it resonates with our world today Much of Lawrence s best work was trying to make sense and order...

  10. says:

    The book has three parts I read the first two parts from the original, nearly 700 pages of meticulous Middle East history and very little bio of the man I finished by reading the last section from the abridged version The author admitted his original should probably be consideredof a middle east history than a biography of Lawrence every treaty, memo, letter, and military personality is quoted extensively I also felt like it paraphrased Lawrence s own Seven Pillars of Wisdom book so f The book has three parts I read the first two parts from the original, nearly 700 pages of meticulous Middle East history and very little bio of the man I finished by reading the last section from the abridged version The author admitted his original should probably be consideredof...

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