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    Seven Pillars of Wisdom (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature) (Paperback) By (author) T. E. Lawrence, Introduction by Angus Calder, Series edited by Tom Griffith

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    DescriptionAs Angus Calder states in his introduction to this edition, 'Seven Pillars of Wisdom is one of the major statements about the fighting experience of the First World War'. Lawrence's younger brothers, Frank and Will, had been killed on the Western Front in 1915. Seven Pillars of Wisdom, written between 1919 and 1926, tells of the vastly different campaign against the Turks in the Middle East - one which encompasses gross acts of cruelty and revenge and ends in a welter of stink and corpses in the disgusting 'hospital' in Damascus. Seven Pillars of Wisdom is no Boys Own Paper tale of Imperial triumph, but a complex work of high literary aspiration which stands in the tradition of Melville and Dostoevsky, and alongside the writings of Yeats, Eliot and Joyce.

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    Seven Pillars of Wisdom
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) T. E. Lawrence, Introduction by Angus Calder, Series edited by Tom Griffith
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 704
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 35 mm
    Weight: 432 g
    ISBN 13: 9781853264696
    ISBN 10: 1853264695

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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2A
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    Abridged Dewey: 813
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    LC classification: PS
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    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QFM
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: B
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    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000, HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 500
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    DC20: 940.415092
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    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Wordsworth Editions Ltd
    Imprint name
    Wordsworth Editions Ltd
    Publication date
    01 December 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Review text
    Popular edition, complete text, all illustrations; full color wrapper by C. Leroy Baldridge. (Kirkus Reviews)