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

User Review  - Славена Илиева - Goodreads

Heart wrenching and beautiful story with amazing historical detail and fine prose. Read full review

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

User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

I agree with Alexander. The Persian Boy was a delight. Read full review

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

User Review  - Johanne - Goodreads

Hmmm another comforting reread for this but again it still works wonderfully. Alexander's later years told from the perspective of his lover Bagoas. The descriptions of ancient cities made me want a ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Aisha - Goodreads

This is a heartbreaking story of a Persian boy who was forcibly cut after his family got slaughtered by a traitor. Alexander the Great known to the world as an undefeated king and general, is to me an ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Berta A - Goodreads

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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

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

User Review  - Carlos Burga - Goodreads

This book is simply amazing. Being familiar with Alexander the Great's campaigns and reign I was still amazed to find his world come alive through Renault's words. Her devotion to an accurate ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Candice - Goodreads

Beautifully written. The gentle unfolding of relationship and all its intricacies is treated with delicacy and excellence. Read full review

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

User Review  - Caleb Christian - Goodreads

This was a really good. The narrative aspect of it was better than its predecessor. It was interesting to shift from a third-person limited Alexander POV to a first person Bagoas POV. It added a lot ... Read full review

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