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The Persian boy.

Author: Mary Renault
Publisher: [London] Longman [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Told through the eyes of Bagoas, a Persian slave boy who becomes confidant, advisor, and lover to Alexander. Bagoas remains faithful to Alexander through months of separation during the conquest of Greece, and stands by his side despite treacherous efforts to discredit and dethrone his King, through Alexander's 'relationship' with his boyhood companion Hephaistion, and his 'marriage of convenience' to Roxane.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Biographical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Renault, Mary.
Persian boy.
[London] Longman [1972]
(OCoLC)609753023
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; Alexander, Makedonien König
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Renault
ISBN: 0582105420 9780582105423
OCLC Number: 570751
Description: 410 pages maps 23 cm

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Told through the eyes of Bagoas, a Persian slave boy who becomes confidant, advisor, and lover to Alexander. Bagoas remains faithful to Alexander through months of separation during the conquest of Greece, and stands by his side despite treacherous efforts to discredit and dethrone his King, through Alexander's 'relationship' with his boyhood companion Hephaistion, and his 'marriage of convenience' to Roxane.

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