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The Secret Lives Of Lawrence Of Arabia The Fullest, Most Detailed Portrait Of Lawrence Of Arabia Yet To Appear In PrintApart From Winston Churchill, Lawrence Of Arabia Is Probably The Best Known Englishman Of This Century Yet Until Recently It Has Been Impossible To Disentangle The Reality From The Lawrence Myth In Death As In Life He Has Remained An EnigmaWas His Reputation As A Champion Of Arab Independence, Acquired During The Bloody Desert Fighting Against The Turks During The Great War, Justified When Lawrence Was Captured By The Turks Id He Really Suffer The Tortures And Sexual Assaults He Later Hinted At Why Did He Seek Obscurity In The Ranks Of The Air Force And Tank Corps After The War What Were The Mysterious Circumstances Of His Death In


About the Author: Phillip Knightley

Phillip Knightley was a special correspondent for The Sunday Times for 20 years 1965 85 and one of the leaders of its Insight investigative team He was twice named Journalist of the Year 1980 and 1988 in the British Press Awards He and John Pilger are the only journalists ever to have won it twice.He was also Granada Reporter of the Year 1980 , Colour Magazine Writer of the Year 1982 , holder of the Chef and Brewer Crime Writer s award 1983 , and the Overseas Press Club of America award for the best book on foreign affairs in 1975 The First Casualty.He has lectured on journalism, law, and war at the National Press Club, Canberra, ACT the Senate, Canberra, ACT City University, London Manchester University, Queen Elizabeth College Oxford, Penn State, UCLA, Stanford University, California the Inner Temple, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst He is a patron of the C.W Bean Foundation, Canberra ACT.His two main professional interests have been war reporting and propaganda and espionage Inthan 30 years of writing about espionage he has met most of the spy chiefs of most of the major intelligence services in the world He dined with Sir Maurice Oldfireld, head of MI6 He lunched with Sir Dick White, head of MI5 and MI6 He corresponded with both He lunched with Harry Rositzke, head of the CIA s Soviet bloc division He lunched with Lyman Kirkpatrick, the CIA s Inspector General He dined with Leonid Shebarshin, head of the KGB He lunched with Sergei Kondrashov, chief of KGB counter intelligence He had drinks with Markus Wolf, head of East German intelligence He spent one week in Moscow interviewing the notorious British traitor, Kim Philby He helped KGB general Oleg Kalugin write the outline for his book He has met dozens of officers and agents from all sides and has written many articles on espionage Few writers today have his depth of knowledge of the international intelligence community.Phillip reviews non fiction books for The Mail on Sunday, The Sunday Times, The Independent London and The Australian s Review of Books and The Age Australia He was a judge for Canada s Lionel Gelber Prize, the world s biggest for the best book on international relations He is European representative of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, Washington DC.He is involved in the the Indian literary and publishing scene and has written columns for several leading Indian newspapers and magazines.He presented the war reporting documentary to mark the 30th anniversary of This Week a half hour documentary on truth for schools television has reviewed the papers for BBC Breakfast TV and many What the Papers Say He has appeared in many documentaries in Britain, Canada and Australia He is a judge for Canada s Lionel Gelber Prize for the year s best book on international relations 50,000 He is on the management committee of The Society of Authors, London.Phillip was born in Australia but has worked most of his life in Britain He now divides his time between Britain, Australia and India He is married with three grown up children and relaxes by playing tennis most days.



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    One of the greatest greatest books as it dismantles the shell of mystery that enveloped the legend of the desert and Arabs lover Lawrence of Arabia Like Leslie Blanch s Wilder Shores of Love unveiling the life of Isabelle Eberhardt, also a desert and Arabs lover, Philip Knightley and Colin Simpson s precious book strips the British hero off his


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