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The Mint by T E Lawrence

£24.99

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In 1922, his dreams of an independent Arabia shattered, T.E. Lawrence enlisted in the RAF under the assumed name John Hume Ross. Though methodical and restrictive, life there seemed to suit Lawrence: "The Air Force is not a man-crushing humiliating slavery, all its days. There is sun & decent treatment, and a very real measure of happiness, to those who do not look forward or back." With poetic clarity, Lawrence brings to life the harsh realities of barracks life and illuminates the strange twilight world he had slipped into after his war experiences. For anyone interested in the life of one of the 20th century's most enduring heroes and his life beyond the well-documented Arab revolt, The Mint is essential and compelling reading.

Condition: Good. The book has been read and is not marred by notes or highlighting. The pages are intact and the spine is not damaged. The previous owner's name is present.

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Author(s):
T.E. Lawrence
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
25.1 x 18.2 x 2.8cm
Edition:
Second Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
206
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape
Title:
The Mint: a day-book of the RAF Depot between August and December 1922

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In 1922, his dreams of an independent Arabia shattered, T.E. Lawrence enlisted in the RAF under the assumed name John Hume Ross. Though methodical and restrictive, life there seemed to suit Lawrence: "The Air Force is not a man-crushing humiliating slavery, all its days. There is sun & decent treatment, and a very real measure of happiness, to those who do not look forward or back." With poetic clarity, Lawrence brings to life the harsh realities of barracks life and illuminates the strange twilight world he had slipped into after his war experiences. For anyone interested in the life of one of the 20th century's most enduring heroes and his life beyond the well-documented Arab revolt, The Mint is essential and compelling reading.

Condition: Good. The book has been read and is not marred by notes or highlighting. The pages are intact and the spine is not damaged. The previous owner's name is present.

Author(s):
T.E. Lawrence
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
25.1 x 18.2 x 2.8cm
Edition:
Second Edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
206
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape
Title:
The Mint: a day-book of the RAF Depot between August and December 1922

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