Biography & Memoir Books:

Lawrence

The Uncrowned King of Arabia

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 1 rating (5.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Lawrence by Michael Asher
$28.99
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 10-14 days

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 3-8 August using standard courier delivery

Customer reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars Based on 1 Customer Ratings

5 star
(1)
4 star
(0)
3 star
(0)
2 star
(0)
1 star
(0)
Write a Review
"Review to follow, but so far this author is unique about Lawrenc"
5 stars"
Purchased on Mighty Ape

My general review of this book is excellent, inasmuch as, because of the author's previous first-hand knowledge of many aspects of life in the desert, he has told the story from a unique angle, which is vital jn order to portray an accurate picture of the situation. This is my first impression as I have not yet completed reading the book. I would therefore value the chance to further review this book when I have completed reading it… Jean Khan.

Description

Lawrence was both masochist and misogynist, a constant creator of myths and mysteries about himself. Yet this tormented, physically unimpressive man was also one of the authentic heroes of the twentieth century. Most biographers have been content either to glorify or to debunk, but Arabist and desert explorer Michael Asher has re-examined all the evidence to reveal a totally credible mixture of strength and weakness, self-glorification and real achievement. 'Asher's Lawrence is neither a driven visionary nor a great man, but one who had the right talents for an awfully big adventure. That adventure is Asher's subject... the core of his book is a lucid, fast-paced account of Lawrence's war... the story he has to tell is irresistibly stirring.' Lucy Hughes-Hallet, Sunday Times

Author Biography

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.
Release date NZ
October 28th, 1999
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Books Ltd
Pages
464
Dimensions
129x198x29
ISBN-13
9780140258547
Product ID
1614573

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 163 Banana Points