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Renault, Mary

Works: 268 works in 1,691 publications in 12 languages and 37,420 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Sources  Psychological fiction  Bildungsromans  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: PR6035.E55, 823.912
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The king must die by Mary Renault( Book )
181 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,615 libraries worldwide
Ancient Athens paid tribute to its Cretan overlord each year by sending the finest of its sons and daughters to Crete each year to be trained for "bull-dancing," a sport that cost the Athenian youths their lives. Theseus, prince of Athens, substitutes himself for one of the youths and sails out to meet his fate in the ring
The bull from the sea by Mary Renault( Book )
82 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in English and held by 3,215 libraries worldwide
Theseus' life after the death of his father
Fire from heaven by Mary Renault( Book )
106 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,147 libraries worldwide
"Alexander's life from childhood to the age of twenty when he succeeded his murdered father, King Philip of Macedon."
The Persian boy by Mary Renault( Book )
146 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,025 libraries worldwide
A narrative of the life of Alexander the Great from the age of twenty-six until his death seven years later
The mask of Apollo by Mary Renault( Book )
96 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,853 libraries worldwide
Nikeratos, an actor of ancient Greece, greatly admires and devotes himself to Dion, a student of Plato, who is determined to bring democracy to Syracuse
The last of the wine by Mary Renault( Book )
114 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,583 libraries worldwide
Alexis, a young Athenian of good family, reaches manhood during the last phases of the Peloponnesian war. He meets Lysis, a youth influenced by Socrates, and their relationship develops
Funeral games by Mary Renault( Book )
74 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,266 libraries worldwide
"The combat of Alexander's heirs"--Jacket
The praise singer by Mary Renault( Book )
55 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,003 libraries worldwide
Sicily -- Keos -- Samos -- Athens -- Sacred way -- Author's note -- Chronology
The nature of Alexander by Mary Renault( Book )
67 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 1,991 libraries worldwide
A psychological study of Alexander the Great by the writer who fictionalized his biography in a series of novels
The charioteer by Mary Renault( Book )
97 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,810 libraries worldwide
After enduring an injury at Dunkirk during World War II, Laurie Odell is sent to a rural veterans' hospital in England to convalesce. There he befriends the young, bright Andrew, a conscientious objector serving as an orderly. As they find solace and companionship together in the idyllic surroundings of the hospital, their friendship blooms into a discreet, chaste romance. Then one day, Ralph Lanyon, a mentor from Laurie's schoolboy days, suddenly reappears in Laurie's life, and draws him into a tight-knit social circle of world-weary gay men. Laurie is forced to choose between the sweet ideals of innocence and the distinct pleasures of experience
The lion in the gateway : the heroic battles of the Greeks and Persians at Marathon, Salamis and Thermopylae by Mary Renault( Book )
25 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 654 libraries worldwide
The story about how the Greeks defied the Persians at Marathon, Salamis, and Thermopylae, and pulled victory out of defeat
The friendly young ladies : a novel by Mary Renault( Book )
37 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
Roman gesitueerd in het Engeland van de jaren dertig. Ménage à trois van twee zusters en vriendin wordt verstoord door bezoek van hun broer
Return to night by Mary Renault( Book )
25 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 485 libraries worldwide
English woman physician falls in love with patient in hospital
North face, a novel by Mary Renault( Book )
25 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Romance of two young English mountaineers
The middle mist by Mary Renault( Book )
10 editions published between 1915 and 1978 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Purposes of love by Mary Renault( Book )
28 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Vivian, a student nurse, chose her profession as a challenge, both to her spirit and to her permanently exhausted body; Mic immerses himself in his work at the hospital to ward off the emotional wounds of an unhappy childhood. Through Jan, Viv's beloved older brother, they meet, and their friendship turns into a secret romance. Secret because, if discovered, it would cost them their jobs. Despite the discipline and rigid hierarchy imposed by the hospital, their passion takes root, but between them hangs the tantalising and enigmatic shadow of Jan
Kind are her answers by Mary Renault( Book )
24 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 206 libraries worldwide
"Doctor Kit Anderson is starting to see his marriage in a new light. The relationship with his beautiful wife, Janet, is strained, and she seems to him shallow and narcissistic. Immersing himself in his work, Anderson takes consolation in his career - that is, until he meets Christie, the niece of a dying patient. Warm and vivacious, Christie stands in stark contrast to Janet, providing the passion and intimacy that has been missing from his life . How long can their affair be kept secret, though, and does Kit want the best for Christie, or only for himself?"--Provided by publisher
The king must die by Mary Renault( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Historical fiction recounting the life of young Theseus, Prince of Troizen, King of Eleusis and Athens, and slayer of the Minotaur
Promise of love by Mary Renault( Book )
13 editions published between 1919 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 147 libraries worldwide
The bull from the sea by Mary Renault( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 libraries worldwide
The story of Theseus, King of Athens. Theseus returns from Crete to mount the throne left empty by his father Aigeus' death. Renault has woven many legends into this story
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Alternative Names
Challans, Eileen Mary
Challans, Eileen Mary, 1905-1983
Challans, Mary
Challans, Mary 1905-
Challans Mary 1905-1983
Challans, Mary Eileen, 1905-1983
Mary Renault angol írónő
Mary Renault britische Schriftstellerin
Mary Renault Brits romanschrijfster (1905-1983)
Mary Renault écrivaine britannique
Mary Renault scrittrice britannica
Renault, Mary
Renault, Mary pseud
Renō, Mairē 1905-1983
Renō, Marē
Мері Рено
Рено, Мэри
Чаллэнс Э.М. 1905-1983
Մերի Ռենո
מרי רנו סופרת בריטית
رنو، مرى
ماری رنولت
リノールト, メアリー
ルノー, メアリ
English (1,018)
Spanish (171)
German (24)
French (17)
Italian (12)
Russian (8)
Persian (6)
Chinese (2)
Hungarian (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Hebrew (2)
Portuguese (1)
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