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Fire from heaven.

Author: Mary Renault
Publisher: Harlow, Longmans, 1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During his first twenty years of life, Alexander the Great is torn between admiration, hatred, and love for his father, asserts his independence from his mother's jealous love, is tutored by Aristotle, and becomes king of Macedonia.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Biographical fiction
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Philip, King of Macedonia; Alexander, the Great; Philip, King of Macedonia
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Renault
ISBN: 0582101344 9780582101340
OCLC Number: 133978
Awards: Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 1970, shortlist.
Description: [7], 410 pages map 21 cm

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During his first twenty years of life, Alexander the Great is torn between admiration, hatred, and love for his father, asserts his independence from his mother's jealous love, is tutored by Aristotle, and becomes king of Macedonia.

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