The King Must Die

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Vintage Books, 1988 - Fiction - 339 pages
18 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  - Jed L - Goodreads

With all respect to my English teachers in school, this is how Greek mythology and tragedies should be taught. First introduce the students to the culture, religion, geography, time period and way of ... Read full review

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

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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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