The Persian boy

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Pantheon Books, 1972 - Fiction - 419 pages
164 Reviews
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  - Joy - Goodreads

One of the best by the incomparable Mary Renault. Read full review

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

User Review  - Charles M. - Goodreads

Story of Alexander the Great through the yes of his male lover Bagoas. This 1972 novel is startling in that it discusses this little known aspect of Alexander's life during a period of time in which society was not as open about this subject matter. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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