Revolt in the Desert 1927

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Kessinger Publishing, Mar 1, 2003 - Fiction - 388 pages
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This book, originally written in 1919, was printed for the author and his friends, not for general publication. Lawrence abridged the original work and the present volume is about one-half the size of the original. Lawrence stated that if he was asked why he had abridged an unsatisfactory book instead of recasting it as a history, he would plead that to do so nice a job in the barracks which were his home since 1922 would need a degree of concentration amounting in an airman to moroseness; and an interest in the subject which was exhausted long ago in the actual experience of it.

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Lawrence explains in the Foreword, "If I am asked why I have abridged an unsatisfactory book, instead of recasting it as history, I must plead that to do so nice a job in the barracks which have been ... Read full review

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