T. E. Lawrence — George Bernard Shaw

Image of GBS: Daily Telegraph

George Bernard Shaw was, for T.E. Lawrence, something of a father figure, with Shaw having to explain, on more than one occasion, that Lawrence was not his son, even though the younger man had adopted the name Shaw when serving in the RAF.

Of course, with both men writers (Shaw was a great champion of Lawrence’s work), he was not, unlike Lawrence, an adventurer or soldier, but I do get the impression…

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