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Book launch: 'Behind the Lawrence Legend' by Philip Walker

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On Thursday 8th March, join Philip Walker at Heffers bookshop as he celebrates the publication of his new history of Lawrence of Arabia: Behind the Lawrence Legend: The Forgotten Few Who Shaped the Arab Revolt.

T.E. Lawrence became world-famous as 'Lawrence of Arabia', after helping Sherif Hussein of Mecca gain independence from Turkey during the Arab Revolt of 1916-18. His achievements, however, would have been impossible without the unsung efforts of a forgotten band of fellow officers and spies. This groundbreaking account by Philip Walker interweaves the compelling stories of Colonel Cyril Wilson and a colourful supporting cast with the narrative of Lawrence and the desert campaign. These men's lost tales provide a remarkable and fresh perspective on Lawrence and the Arab Revolt and 'Behind the Lawrence Legend' helps to set the record straight for one of the most beguiling and iconic characters of the twentieth century.

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Behind the Lawrence Legend will be available to purchase at the launch and Philip will be signing copies during the evening.

The event is free to attend but booking is essential to be guaranteed entry; please reserve a place through this page, by calling 01223 463200 or in person at Heffers bookshop. Please note this is an informal standing event, not a seated talk; a limited number of chairs will be available.

If you are unable to attend but would like to request a signed copy, please send an email via the contact button on this page.

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