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    Description"Seven Pillars of Wisdom" is an account written by T.E. Lawrence, or Lawrence of Arabia as he became known, regarding the Arab revolt against the Turks and his own part in those events, transcribed from extensive notes which he kept at the time. Like Wilfred Owen and Robert Graves, Lawrence is a stunning example of a military man as a literary genius. Insightful and candid, raw and emotive, "Seven Pillars of Wisdom" is an epic and important accomplishment, perfectly suited to audio. The narrator James Wilby is a wonderful British actor on both stage and screen, and is well-known for roles in "The Merchant Ivory" movies "Maurice" and "A Handful of Dust" as well as Robert Altman's "Gosford Park".

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    Seven Pillars of Wisdom
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) T. E. Lawrence
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Number of pages: 6
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 144 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 222 g
    ISBN 13: 9781906147006
    ISBN 10: 1906147000

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, JWL
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FB
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJF
    BIC subject category V2: HBWN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 51600
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027090
    BIC subject category V2: 1FB, 3JJF
    DC22: 940.353
    Thema V1.0: NHWR5, NHD, JWL
    Edition statement
    Abridged edition
    Canongate Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    CSA Word
    Publication date
    05 November 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    T.E. Lawrence (1888-1935), otherwise known as Lawrence of Arabia, was an almost mythical figure even during his lifetime. He first moved to the Middle East in 1911 to work as an archaeologist. When World War 1 broke out, he started to work for British Intelligence, where he master-minded and coordinated military manoeuvres that determined the fate of the war in the Levantine Territories.
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    * ...skilfully narrated by British actor James Wilby...Strongly recommended for listeners of military history, autobiography, travel narrative, or Arab history. Library Journal Review