New PDF release: The Persian Boy (Alexander the Great, Book 2)

By Mary Renault

ISBN-10: 1480432377

ISBN-13: 9781480432376

The Persian Boy facilities at the such a lot tempestuous years of Alexander the Great's existence, as obvious in the course of the eyes of his lover and such a lot trustworthy attendant, Bagoas.

When Bagoas is especially younger, his father is murdered and he's bought as a slave to King Darius of Persia. Then, while Alexander conquers the land, he's given Bagoas as a present, and the boy is besotted. This ardour comes at a time while a lot is at stake—Alexander has better halves, conflicts are ablaze, and plots at the Macedon king's existence abound. the result's a riveting account of a very good conqueror's years of triumph and, eventually, heartbreak.

The Persian Boy is the second one quantity of the Novels of Alexander the nice trilogy, which additionally contains fireplace from Heaven and Funeral Games.

This publication gains an illustrated biography of Mary Renault together with infrequent photos of the writer.

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The Squire seemed satisfied with this, asked jovially after the health of his godson and namesake, and set about pressing cold meat and wine upon his guests. indd 35 6/10/09 2:20:51 PM Georgette Heyer He stared, first at her, and then at Arabella. ‘Eh? What’s that you say? ’ Mrs Tallant, frowning reprovingly at Sophia, explained the matter. He listened very intently, nodding, and pursing up his lips, as his habit was when he was interested; and after turning it over in his mind for several moments, began to perceive what an excellent thing it was, and to congratulate Arabella upon her good fortune.

Those who had never seen it were inclined to think him a proud, disagreeable sort of a man, though only the most daring would ever have uttered aloud such a criticism of one who, besides possessing all the advantages of birth and fortune, was an acknowledged leader of society. Lord Fleetwood, no stranger to that smile, saw it dawn now, and grinned more broadly than ever. ‘How can you, Charles? ’ Arabella entered the room to find both its occupants laughing, and thus had the felicity of seeing Mr Beaumaris at his best.

She commanded the houseboy to summon the ubiquitous Joseph Eccles up to the Parsonage, and desired the pair of them to fetch down from one of the attics two formidable trunks. Joseph, who had been employed by the Vicar since the first year of his marriage as the farm-hand, considered himself the mainstay of the establishment, and was only too ready to oblige the ladies; and he lingered in the dressing-room, proffering counsel and encouragement in the broadest of Yorkshire dialects until kindly but firmly dismissed.

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