secret lives of Lawrence of Arabia

  • 293 Pages
  • 3.14 MB
  • English
Nelson , London
Lawrence, T. E. -- 1888-1935., Adventure and adventurers -- Biography., Archaeologists -- Middle East -- Biography., British -- Middle East -- History -- 20th century., Orientalists -- Great Britain -- Biography., Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography., World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Middle
StatementPhillip Knightley and Colin Simpson.
ContributionsSimpson, Colin, 1908-
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 293 p., [8] l. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21260902M

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The Secret Lives of Lawrence of Arabia, by Phillip Knightley and Colin Simpson. Hardback, xpages, dustsheet water stained, book intact and sound but shelf-wear. Comprehensive account of the very complex life of T.E. Lawrence, better known as Lawrence of Arabia.

The Secret Lives of Lawrence of Arabia. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, pp. Introduction: The Secret Lives of Lawrence of Arabia is one of the most important Lawrence biographies. It was the first major biography to tackle the mountains of newly-released Foreign Office documents from the World War I-era, and featured original research that Author: Groggy Dundee.

Bruce's birchings of Lawrence be came one of a number of “secret lives” the authors claim to have brought to the surface; however, the others they describe secret lives of Lawrence of Arabia book no secret to readers of previous. The secret lives of Lawrence of Arabia Hardcover – by Colin KNIGHTLEY, Philip & SIMPSON (Author)/5(9).

Claims seemingly given credence by newspaper interviews with privates of the Tank Corps who confessed to having had flogged Lawrence at his solicitation between tocombined they set the seal on the alleged secret life of Lawrence of Arabia. Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, CB, DSO (16 August – 19 May ) was a British archaeologist, army officer, diplomat, and writer.

He was renowned for his role in the Arab Revolt and the Sinai and Palestine Campaign against the Ottoman Empire during the First World breadth and variety of his activities and associations, and his ability to describe them Buried: St Nicholas, Moreton, Dorset.

In the mysterious life and times of Alexander Wilson we encounter Winston Churchill, Lawrence of Arabia, Hitler's foreign minister, Joachim Ribbentrop, and Mahatma Gandhi. It is a story of love, betrayal, broken hearts, terrorism, patriotism, and a triumph of human dignity/5(4).

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where scattered amid the stacks of papers and books. The fullest, most detailed portrait of Lawrence of Arabia yet to appear in print. Apart from Winston Churchill, Lawrence of Arabia is probably the best known Englishman of this century. Yet until recently it has been impossible to disentangle the reality from the Lawrence myth; in death as in life he has remained an enigma.

It was a fun introduction to Lawrence of Arabia written by Alstair MacLean in It focuses on the role that T.E.

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Lawrence played in the Arab Revolt during WWI. There is just enough wind-up with his early life, character, etc., and the history/geography of Arabia to insure the thrust of MacLean's small biography doesn't lose nonserious 4/5.

The book is titled, The Boy in the Mask – The Hidden World of Lawrence of Arabia. The author is Dick Benson-Gyles and he claims that Lawrence had loved Farida al Akle, who taught him Arabic in the Lebanon.

Other accounts have stated that Thomas Edward Lawrence was gay, however, Benson-Gyles said that this assumption was false.

The Secret Life of Arabia. The sequencing of “The Secret Life of Arabia,” an album-ending track that comes as a baffling tonal shift, the song incompatible with everything else on “Heroes,” works if you consider “Neuköln” the true album closer and “Arabia” a trailer for Bowie’s upcoming “exotica” LP (the song could’ve been titled “David Bowie Will Return In.

That the real name of Dahoum, known to be the central element in 'S.A.' (the dedicatee of Seven Pillars of Wisdom), was 'Salim Ahmed'. Source: Tom Beaumont, in P. Knightley and C. Simpson, The Secret Lives of Lawrence of Arabia, That Lawrence met Dahoum shortly before the latter's death in The secret lives of Lawrence of Arabia.

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Object description. Illustrations on endpapers. Part 2 of the secret life of T.E. Lawrence. "The Secret Lives of Lawrence of Arabia" is highly recommended to students of the Arab Revolt and of T.E. Lawrence as a detailed exploration of a remarkable man who made a difference.

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Lawrence ( items) by PepperdineSpecialCollections updated m8 Lawrence of Arabia (5 items) by. A new book about Lawrence of Arabia written by Dick Benson-Gyles of Plymouth, Devon, claims that the iconic First World War hero had a secret love for the woman who taught him Arabic.

The Secret Lives of Lawrence of Arabia by Phillip Knightley; Colin Simpson A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner Rating: % positive.

"The Secret Life of Arabia" is a song written by David Bowie, Brian Eno and Carlos Alomar in for the album "Heroes".

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It was the final track on the original vinyl album, following the instrumental "Neuköln".NME editors Roy Carr and Charles Shaar Murray described the song as "like seeing 'The Sheik' on acid and laughing quietly to yourself.

Bowie's vocal is genuinely Genre: Art rock, krautrock. The Secret Lives of Lawrence of Arabia. London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, First Edition. Hardcover. Very good in a near fine dust jacket.

pp + illustrations from photographs Fine copy in fine dust jacket. The Secret Lives of Lawrence of Arabia Knightley, Phillip; Simpson, Colin Published by Nelson (). Lawrence "of Arabia" has been done almost to death by biographers, military historians and filmmakers.

They have been drawn to his genius as a leader and the ill-fitting components of that genius – his misgivings as an imperialist, his tortured sexuality, and that compound of arrogance and self-effacement. “Lawrence in Arabia is a work of serious research and powerful insight, but it is so rich in incredible stories and glittering details that it felt like a guilty pleasure while I was reading it.

Completely absorbing, sweeping in scope and riveting from the first word, this is a book that will stay with me for a long time.”.Source: The Secret Lives of Lawrence of Arabia by P.G. Knightly and C. Simpson (“Secrets”) p. “Towards the end of his life [Vyvyan] Richards [long-time Lawrence collaborator on publishing projects] confessed the true basis for his friendship with Lawrence: ‘Quite frankly for me it was love at first sight.

He had neither flesh nor.Lawrence himself probably would have liked this intelligent, well-researched, profusely illustrated biography, first published in Britain last year, that depicts the hero of WW I Arabia as neither saint nor sinner but simply as ""an exceptional human being."" The stated aim of the authors—who collaborated on two BBC documentaries about Lawrence (Brown also edited The Selected .