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THE GOLDEN MEAN: A Novel of Aristotle and Alexander the Great

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The fourth century BCE comes eccentrically alive in this award-winning debut historical novel from a Canadian short story writer (The Best Thing for You, 2004, etc.).Given the subtitle, it risks hubris from the outset, as the noted philosopher (who narrates) describes his journey from Athens (accompanied by his young wife Pythias and "apprentice" Callisthenes) to Macedon, at the imperious request ... Read full review

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