Lawrence in Arabia:

lawrenceLawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
by Scott Anderson
2013/618 pages (Kindle)
rating 8 / history-bio

I knew precious little about T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia)  prior to reading the book – I was aware of some scramble for oil-rich territory during and after WWI,  but still,  not much.  I didn’t really connect Lawrence with that mess even.  Yes, there was a Lawrence of Arabia movie many years ago,  but I didn’t see it.

The bits about the Gallipoli incident and the Armenian genocide struck me hard – I know more about the effects of those things – >>>>MORE>>>>

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