The Persian Boy Author:Mary Renault " A magnificent new novel revealing a little-known facet of the life of Alexander the Great, who in his 33 years conquered most of the known world and changed the entire course of history. The story is told by Alexander's young companion Bagoas-a real historical figure. Sophisticated beyond his years, schooled in the arts of love,... Bagoas se... more »rved as both courtier and courtesan to Alexander... A reading experience that will linger long in the memory!"
~The Literary Guild Magazine
Teeming with picturesque characters, the color, savagery and sensuousness of the ancient world, spectacles of momentous battles and scenes of breathtaking beauty and barbarity...This is the internationally-acclaimed new novel that brings a towering legendary figure to life...:We are able to see Alexander's greatness with added intensity...Across the centuries the magic still works!"