25% done with Seven Pillars of Wisdom

What makes this book so terribly difficult is keeping track of who is who and how their relationships and history effect some other person or tribe’s relationship.

So I’ve given that up. The only people that really matter here are Lawrence, and Fiasal.

Where the story shines is when Lawrence is telling us what he did, describing the landscape, the custom, his own inadequacies – that’s where we know the man.