The King Must Die

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Vintage Books, 1988 - Fiction - 339 pages
16 Reviews
The story of the mythical hero Theseus, slayer of monsters, abductor of princesses and king of Athens. He emerges from these pages as a clearly defined personality; brave, aggressive and quick. The core of the story is Theseus' Cretan adventure.

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Review: The King Must Die (Theseus #1)

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

I first read this in high school. It was required and we had to write a book report. I wrote several pages, because I absolutely loved this story. I loved the author's voice as well. I will never deny ... Read full review

Review: The King Must Die (Theseus #1)

User Review  - Alexis - Goodreads

I didn't like this nearly as much as the other books I've read by her. But I do wish more people talked about how good a writer she is. In a book club meeting where we had read The Hunger Games, one ... Read full review

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Renault was born in London, she attended Oxford, then trained for a nurse. After the war she settled in South Africa.

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