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Wanted to enjoy this book, and did in parts, but not as much as I had hoped.Published 8 days ago by Lynn M. Harpham
I had never heard of Gertude Bell, but am so glad I now know her. What an amazing women and what a history lesson in the middle east. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Stephany C. Wall
I first read Desert Queen about 12 years ago, and just finished reading it again. The book is so poignant -- to timely -- I would love to see more people read it, especially now... Read morePublished 21 days ago by P. B. E.
Gertrude Bell was an exceptional woman--a story well documented by wallach. one of my favorite books recently
great background for expanding one's understanding of current... Read more
amazing look into the background of what is now Iraq
This book has different audiences : the reader of biographies of early twentieth century women and a reference book for authentic origins of modern Iraq. Read morePublished 1 month ago by marIe
Astounding that Britain had the same issues in Iraq that the U.S. faced after the Iraq war.
This book is a testament to how a single personality can determine the fate... Read more
I have read many books about this period and I thought I had a good understanding of the region and it's history. Well Janet Wallach opened some doors and I'm onece again humbled. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Alex Adelson