Funeral Games

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Arrow Books, Jan 1, 2003 - Greece - 278 pages
43 Reviews
"As Funeral Games opens, Alexander the Great lies dying. Around his body gather the generals, the provincial satraps and the royal wives, already competing for the prizes of power and land. Only Bagaos, the Persian boy mourning in the shadows wants nothing. Tracing the events of the fifteen years following Alexander's death, Funeral Games sees his almighty empire disintergrate, and brings Mary Renault's Alexander trilogy to a dramatic close."

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Review: Funeral Games (Alexander the Great #3)

User Review  - Francine - Goodreads

Great book. I like how it shows what happened after Alexanders death from different perspectives: we meet Ptolemy, Perdikkas, Roxane, Euridike, Olympias, Eumenes, Kleopatra and many more characters ... Read full review

Review: Funeral Games (Alexander the Great #3)

User Review  - Artco77 - Goodreads

I hope to read most of her books. She really knows medicine & ancient history. Sometimes she is hard to read & I have to reRead. I like Colleen McCullough better. Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Mary Renault was educated at Clifton High School, Bristol and St Hugh's College, Oxford. Having completed nursing training in 1937 she wrote her first novel Promise of Love: her next three novels were written during off-time duty whilst serving in the war. In 1948 she went to live in South Africa but travelled widely. It was her trip to Greece and her visits to Corinth, Samos, Crete, Delos, Aegina and other islands, as well as to Athens, Sounion and Marathon, that resulted in her brilliant historical reconstructions of Ancient Greece. Mary Renault died in 1983.

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