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This is a very informative book that is well written and easy to read.
Lawrence in Arabia by Scott Anderson This book is more about folly, deceit and the making of the modern Middle East with T.E. Lawrence the narrator.
What I thought was well done about this book is that Mr. Anderson takes the time to truly describe these individuals to the reader.
Educational and a great read- win win. This book sheds some light on the ongoing difficulties in the Mid-East.Published 15 hours ago by Tantor
Wow! What a timely piece. Anyone who wants to truly understand the backdrop of the mess in the Middle East should read this book.Published 21 hours ago by Jeff B.
Lawrence in Arabia provides an in depth accounting of the machinations among competing countries and groups just before, during, and immediately following the first World War that... Read morePublished 3 days ago by JG
Gives very relevant historical context to so many of today's deadly issues in the middle east. Informs in an exciting way the origins of the redrawing of the Arab lands by so many... Read morePublished 5 days ago by City Sleeper
This book nicely sets out how the Middle East was put on a course towards constant warfare through the biographies of some of the participants in the West's great grab of the... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Randy Reindeer
Would have given it a 4 if it had focused more on Lawrence, the title is misleading. Too many other characters and their stories.Published 7 days ago by wannabe
A deep assessment of the man and the times. Well written and enlightening.Published 8 days ago by History Buff
In reading this book, I was struck by how the events of the early 20th century have lead to the current situation in the middle east. Read morePublished 8 days ago by David P.
Excellent and highly readable. Puts the current mess in the Middle East in great historical context. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Robert Lund