I enjoyed reading about life in Jordan, the country always fascinated me with its culture and history. From legends about Petra, stories of King Hussain
Besides enjoying the sections about places I’ve been to there are several other places that I either always wanted to go to, or discovered in this book.
A non-fiction book which evaluates some of the decisions made by the Israeli government. The analysis of two smart guys, points I did not think about
Mr. Oren presents the history from the point of view of politicians, not the soldiers on the ground. He doesn’t deal much with military tactics but more with high level decisions and diplomatic chess games.
Michael Korda treats this pivotal occurrence in the life of T.E. Lawrence’s with sensitivity and seriousness it deserves.