LBC Book Club February

Sunday 26 February, 10:30am

Bell of the Desert, by Alan Gold.

Join the group to discuss this grand historical novel about Gertrude Bell, the most celebrated adventurer of her day, the brains behind Lawrence of Arabia, an adviser to kings and desert sheikhs, and the British government’s secret weapon in WWI in the campaign against the Turks. She was a brilliant academic, mountaineer, explorer, linguist, politician, and a towering literary figure.