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Sterling Point Books: Lawrence of Arabia (Sterling Point Books)
Sterling Point Books Lawrence of Arabia - Sterling Point Books Author:Alistair MacLean Colorful characters, a larger-than-life hero, stirring battles, death-defying desert treks, and an adventure rich in mystery and romance are, all depicted by a great writer. That and more is what readers will find in this spellbinding biography of Lawrence of Arabia that is impossible to put down. Bestselling author and screenwriter Alistair Mac... more »Lean follows Lawrence as he breaks with tradition to live with Arabs and, using modern-day guerrilla tactics, helps them defeat the Turks and gain an independent state. In addition to the enthralling details of the campaign, MacLean provides valuable insight into the origins of the Middle East we know today.
Alistair MacLean is the author of The Guns of Navarone and Ice Station Zebra?both of which became movies, along with his novel, When Eagles Dare. Born in Glasgow in 1922, he started writing short stories after serving as a torpedo man in World War II. Altogether, MacLean published 28 novels, two biographies, and a collection of stories. He died in 1987. « less