The Persian Boy - Mary Renault - A Short Summary & Review


A short summary of The Persian Boy:

Alexander from the eye of Begoas.

My favorite Mary Renault quote from the book:

"One must be just to the dead, who cannot answer."

Questions to ponder while reading The Persian Boy:

Do you stand upon ceremony?

Do you study philosophy?

My review of the book:

Sequel to Mary Renault's Fire From Heaven

Another well-researched work of historical fiction.

Alexander the Great's life invites admiration.

*Note* The book is from the perspective of Alexander's eunuch lover and may not be for everyone.


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