A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert

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The writings of one of the great woman adventurers of the twentieth century - the 'female Lawrence of Arabia' - and the subject of a new film starring Nicole Kidman.In the last century, few people lived more astounding - or influential - lives than Gertrude Bell. During World War I, she worked her way up from spy to army major to become one of the most powerful woman in the British Empire. After the defeat of the Ottoman Empire, she was instrumental in drawing the borders that define the region today, including creating an ...

A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert 2015, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780143107378

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