Lawrence: The Uncrowned King of Arabia By Michael Asher

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Lawrence: The Uncrowned King of Arabia By (author) Michael Asher ISBN:9780140258547

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‘The best life of Lawrence yet published’ – The Express
Lawrence was a brilliant propagandist, rhetorician and manipulator, who deliberately turned his life into a conundrum. But who was the real man behind the masks? Lawrence began the GreatWar as a map-clerk and ended it as one of the greatest military heroes of the 20th century. He altered the face of the Middle East, helped to lead the Arabs to freedom and formulated modern guerilla warfare. Yet he refused any honours and spent therest of his life in near obscurity. Desert explorer and Arabist, Michael Asher, set out to solve this riddle and discovers a hero whose greatness owed as much to his weaknesses as to his strengths.

Lawrence: The Uncrowned King of Arabia By (author) Michael Asher ISBN:9780140258547

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Weight 342 g
Dimensions 29 × 129 × 198 mm
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Michael Asher has served in the Parachute Regiment and the SAS. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and has won the Ness Award of the Royal Geographical Society and the Mungo Park Medal of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society for Exploration. All four of his Death or Glory novels are available from Penguin in paperback and ebook.

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