Look to Windward by Iain M Banks

So, this was my first foray into Banks’ Culture decalogy and I have to say I really enjoyed it except for an overly contrite ending.

Lawrence of Arabia

It had been so long since I had seen David Lean’s epic telling of T E Lawrence’s Seven Pillars of Wisdom (on the giant IMAX in Toronto actually), that after reading the actual Seven Pillars of Wisdom, I felt I had to rewatch it.

Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T. E. Lawrence

Lawrence’s annals of his time in the desert and his role for the British in the Arab War against the Turks in WWI makes just about every adventure travel list I’ve seen.

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