50% done with Seven Pillars of Wisdom

Early in the book Lawrence explains how religions of the region were always born of revelation, of men who wandered out into the desert and came back with knowledge of God. At first it seems that Lawrence is just interested in giving us a cultural lesson, however, he’s also explaining how he managed to convince the disparate tribes to join under Faisal’s banner and defeat the Turks.

‘We happy few’