The Persian Boy

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Penguin, 1974 - English fiction - 416 pages
Tells the story of the climactic last seven years of Alexander the Great's life through the eyes of his lover, Bagoas. The relationship between the beautiful young eunuch and the great general's sustains Alexander as he survives assassination plots, the demands of two foreign wives, a mutinous army, and his own ferocious temper.

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"We shall have crossed the world to its furthest end" By sally tarbox on 9 September 2017 Format: Audible Audio Edition Narrated by the eponymous Persian youth, Bagoas, this is an account of the ... Read full review

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Alexander the Great's main man tells his story of devotion and sacrifice. The main character suffers in order to serve and yet [somehow] comes through it all feeling as though it was all worth it...through his humility he triumphs. Read full review

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