The Persian boy

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Pantheon Books, 1972 - Fiction - 419 pages
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A slave-boy in the household of Alexander the Great tells about the adventures of the Macedonian king during the last seven years of his life

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A terrific insight into Alexander The Great. - Goodreads
A wonderful love story. - Goodreads
Well researched and well written. - Goodreads
The writing is exceptional. - Goodreads
Prose was a bit stiff. - Goodreads
Outstanding character development. - Goodreads

Review: The Persian Boy (Alexander the Great #2)

User Review  - Hannah Abbott - Goodreads

I read this book in 1974 (clearly an earlier edition than this one), and forty years later, it remains one of my two favorite books in the world. If I could take only two books with me to a desert ... Read full review

Review: The Persian Boy (Alexander the Great #2)

User Review  - Terry - Goodreads

I really don't have a lot to say about this book. It's the first one by Renault that I've been…hmm, not disappointed, but perhaps underwhelmed by. We continue with the story of Alexander the Great ... Read full review


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