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  - Will Owen - Goodreads

I did not love this book, which disappointed me considerably, given how much I loved Fire From Heaven. I found Bagoas to be annoying, codependent, and beyond obsessed with Alexander, not at all like a ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Howard - Goodreads

An interesting and important historical novel in the world of classical gay lit, but it was probably better 40 years ago The book discussion group at the LGBT Center in NYC read this novel in ... Read full review

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