The Nature of Alexander
By (author) Mary Renault
Nature of Alexander by Mary Renault
Book DescriptionA psychological study of Alexander the Great by the writer who fictionalized his biography in a series of novels.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780394738253
(201mm x 130mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Random House USA Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mary Renault
Last of the Wine, Paperback (August 2015)
Combining the scholarship of a historian with the imagination of a novelist, Mary Renault masterfully brings the ancient world to life in this page-turning drama of the Peloponnesian War.
Mask of Apollo, Paperback (August 2015)
Combining the scholarship of a historian with the imagination of a novelist, Mary Renault brings the ancient Greek stage thrillingly to life.
Praise Singer, Paperback (August 2015)
In a masterful novel that vividly recreates the world of Ancient Greece, Mary Renault tells the story of Simonides, an ugly boy destined to create beauty through his extraordinary poetic talent. Combining the scholarship of a historian with the imagination of a great novelist, Mary Renault brings the ancient world vividly to life.
Bull from the Sea, Paperback (March 2015)» View all books by Mary Renault
The sequel to Mary Renault's classic The King Must Die, which continues the story of the mythological hero Theseus after his return from Crete.
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Author Biography - Mary Renault
MARY RENAULThas written over a dozen novels, has had her work adapted for radio, stage, and screeen, and has been the subject of documentaries and biographies. She is as widely known for her forthright treatment of gay relationships as she isher historical restructions of ancient Greece. She was born in London and educated at Oxford. She then trained as a nurse, where she met her lifelong partner Julie Mullard.After during World War II, she and Mullard settled in South Africa and traveled considerably in Africa and Greece. It was at this time that she began writing her historical novels, including"The King Must Die, The Last of the Wine, "and"The Persian Boy." The biography"The Nature of Alexander"is one of her only non-fiction books. She died in Cape Town in 1983."
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