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Abdullah's lustrous black eyes must be shining more brightly than ever.
Lawrence describes him somewhere as a man "with his eyes fixed unblinkingly
on the better chance." One way or another, the big chance is coming to him at last
She was lying motionless, eyes shut, face deathly white. Twice he cried out her
name. She didn't reply, but as his hands gripped her, her eyes slowly opened.
She was dazed, but not hurt. Lumps of concrete, plaster and jagged bits of shell ...
His eyes lively and dashing, and black-pencilled with antimony. A Vandyck beard
trimmed off his sinewy face. The reception room of the guest-house was half
European, with torn sofas and chairs of startling design; stone floor carpeted from
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Polaris- - LibraryThing
I found this book in a small used bookshop in Brecon. It was a pretty gruelling read as the diarist recorded repeated accounts of hunger, constant shelling, and endless deprivation. The conditions in ... Read full review
Review: Jerusalem Embattled: A Diary of the City Under Siege March 25, 1948 to July 18th, 1948 (Global Issues)User Review - Michael Murray - Goodreads
Heartbreaking. Essential reading for anyone trying to understand the Middle East. Read full review