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Persian Boy, The

Mary Renault

Persian Boy, The

by Mary Renault

  • 30 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Bantam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical,
  • Historical - General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7821801M
    ISBN 100553242946
    ISBN 109780553242942
    OCLC/WorldCa222264824

    The Persian Boy Ebook - Previews: From the Inside Flap kes skill to depict, as Miss Renault has done, this half-man, half Courtesan who is so deeply in love with the warrior. The Atlantic MonthlyThe Persian Boy traces the last years of Alexander s life through the eyes of his lover, Bagoas. Abducted and gelded as a boy, Bagoas was sold as a courtesan to King Darius of Persia, but found freedom. The Persian Boy Mary Renault. Publisher: Open Road Media 0 5 0 Summary A New York Times–bestselling novel of the ancient king of Macedon and his lover by the author Hilary Mantel calls “a shining light.”The Persian Boy centers on the most tempestuous years of Alexander the Great’s life, as seen through the eyes of his lover and most faithful attendant, Bagoas.

    Get this from a library! The Persian boy.. [Mary Renault] -- A narrative of the life of Alexander the Great from the age of twenty-six until his death seven years later. "In Fire from Heaven, Mary Renault followed the career of the young Alexander the Great. The Persian Boy is the second volume of the Novels of Alexander the Great trilogy, which also includes Fire from Heaven and Funeral Games. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Mary Renault including rare images of the author.

    Buy The Persian Boy by Mary Renault, PSE online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 7 editions - starting at $ Shop now. The Persian Boy traces the last years of Alexander's life through the eyes of his lover, Bagoas. Abducted and gelded as a boy, Bagoas was sold as a courtesan to King Darius of Persia, but found freedom with Alexander after the Macedon army conquered his homeland/5(34).


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Persian Boy, The by Mary Renault Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Persian Boy is the middle book in her trilogy about Alexander the Great and explores his relationship with Bagoas, a beautiful eunuch.

Bagoas is insecure, effeminate and jealous. Alexander is a The book drinking megalomaniac bent on conquest. With enormous skill and sensitivity, Mary Renault brings together these unlikely bedfellows and Cited by: 4. The Persian Boy (Alexander the Great #1), Mary Renault The Persian Boy is a historical novel written by Mary Renault and narrated by Bagoas, a young Persian from an aristocratic family who is captured by his father's enemies, castrated, and sold as a slave to the king Darius III, who makes him his favorite.

Eventually he becomes the lover and most faithful servant of Alexander the Great Cited by: 4. The Persian Boy is the middle book in her trilogy about Alexander the Great and explores his relationship with Bagoas, a beautiful eunuch. Bagoas is insecure, effeminate and jealous.

Alexander is a hard drinking megalomaniac bent on conquest. With enormous skill and sensitivity, Mary Renault brings together these unlikely bedfellows and /5(). The Persian Boy traces the last years of Alexander's life through the eyes of his lover, Bagoas.

Abducted and gelded as a boy, Bagoas is sold as a courtesan to King Darius of Persia, but finds freedom with Alexander the Persian Boy after the Macedon army conquers his homeland. The Persian Boy traces the last years of Alexander’s life through the eyes of his lover, Bagoas. Abducted and gelded as a boy, Bagoas was sold as a courtesan to King Darius of Persia, but found freedom with Alexander after the Macedon army conquered his homeland/5(27).

The Persian Boy is the middle book in her trilogy about Alexander the Great and explores his relationship with Bagoas, a beautiful eunuch. Bagoas is insecure, effeminate and jealous. Alexander is a hard drinking megalomaniac bent on conquest.

With enormous skill and sensitivity, Mary Renault brings together these unlikely bedfellows and Reviews: "In Fire from Heaven, Mary Renault followed the career of the young Alexander the Great, up to his accession when he was twenty. In The Persian Boy, we meet him six years later and follow him to his death in a superbly moving narrative told by his young lover and companion, Bagoas, a real historical person, who may well have influenced history.4/5(19).

"The Persian Boy tells the story of the climactic last seven years of Alexander the Great's life through the eyes of his lover, Bagoas. Adbucted and gelded as a boy, Bagoas was sold as a courtesan to King Darius of Persia, but found freedom with Alexander after the Macedon army conquered his homeland.

Taken as an attendant into Alexander's household, the beautiful young eunuch becomes the 4/5(18). Book Review: The Persian Boy by Mary Renault Posted by Alex LeViness August 9, 1 Comment on Book Review: The Persian Boy by Mary Renault I’ve not finished any books since my last post, been jumping back and forth between a few, but I figured I should keep up this blog, so I’m going to keep working back through my list of recently read.

Free download or read online The Persian Boy pdf (ePUB) (Alexander the Great Series) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Mary Renault. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are Alexander the Great /5(K). The Persian Boy by Mary Renault My rating: 3 of 5 stars This story is from the point of view of Bagoas, the beautiful Persian eunuch that Alexander the Great took as his lover.

From enslavement in his childhood, to being sold in prostitution, then becoming Darius the Persian king's lover to eventually finding his. Search results for: ''The Persian Boy'' Book Titles Search.

Select the first letter. The Persian Boy is the central novel of Mary Renault’s trilogy on the life of Alexander the Great. Fire from Heaven () deals with his boyhood and young manhood, Funeral Games () with his.

The Persian Boy traces the last years of Alexander’s life through the eyes of his lover, Bagoas. Abducted and gelded as a boy, Bagoas was sold as a courtesan to King Darius of Persia, but found freedom with Alexander after the Macedon army conquered his homeland.

E-BOOK EXCERPT. The Persian Boy traces the last years of Alexander's life through the eyes of his lover, Bagoas. Abducted and gelded as a boy, Bagoas is sold as a courtesan to King Darius of Persia, but finds freedom with Alexander the Great after the Macedon army conquers his homeland.

The Persian Boy is the second volume of the Novels of Alexander the Great trilogy, which also includes Fire from Heaven and Funeral Games. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Mary Renault including rare images of the author. “Mary Renault is a shining light to both historical novelists and their readers/5(7).

The Persian BoyA wonderful historical novel(5 stars)"The Persian Boy" is the second book in Mary Renault's Alexander trilogy and it's by far the best of the three, probably because Renault did a total shift in narrative and style and continued the story in the first person.5/5(6).

Find books like The Persian Boy (Alexander the Great, #2) from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Persian Boy (Ale. The Persian Boy is the second volume of the Novels of Alexander the Great trilogy, which also includes Fire from Heaven and Funeral Games.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Mary Renault including rare images of the author. “Mary Renault is a shining /5(21). The Persian Boy by Mary Renault,Vintage Books edition, in English - 1st Vintage Books ed.5/5(1). About book The Persian Boy () Conquered StarsI drew close and whispered, "I love you, Alexander," and kissed him.

Never mind, I thought, from whom his heart accepts it. Let it be according to his wish. My hair had fallen on his breast. His eyes opened; his hand moved, and touched a strand, and ran it between his knew me.The Persian Boy by Mary Renault, unknown edition, Historical novel set in the time of Alexander the Great.

This novel tells the story of the climactic last seven years of Alexander the Great's life through the eyes of his lover, Bagoas, a eunoch who was sold to King Darius of Persia, but found freedom with the great general, sustaining Alexander through mutiny, assassination attempts and two 5/5(1).Book Description Random House USA Inc, United States, Paperback.

Condition: New. Reissue. Language: English. Brand new Book. "It takes skill to depict, as Miss Renault has done, this half-man, half Courtesan who is so deeply in love with the warrior."-The Atlantic MonthlyThe Persian Boy traces the last years of Alexander's life through the eyes of his lover, Bagoas.