Alexander the Great

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Penguin, 1973 - Generals - 568 pages
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Robin Lane Fox's accessible and erudite life of Alexander the Great searches through the mass of conflicting evidence and legend to focus on the living actuality of the man and his experience--'It is tempting', he concludes, 'to see in Alexander the romantic's complex nature for the first time in Greek history.' Beautifully written perceptive and fluent, it is a superb example of historical scholarship and psychological insight.

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User Review  - David.Alfred.Sarkies - LibraryThing

My sister bought me this book for Christmas once since she discovered that I liked the Ancient Greek world, though I must admit that this period is a little later than what I generally am interested ... Read full review

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User Review  - Miro - LibraryThing

I knew something about Alexander the Great before reading this book but it's still full of surprises. Firstly has to be Robin Lane Fox's mass of knowledge (and informed speculation) about such distant ... Read full review

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World-famous biographer of Alexaner; Oxford University Professor

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