Mary Renault

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Funeral Games

book | 1981
As Funeral Games opens, Alexander the Great lies dying. Around his body gather the generals, the provincial satraps and the royal wives, already competing for the prizes of powe and land. Only Bagoas, the Persian boy mourning in the shadows wants nothing. Tracing the events of the fifteen years following Alexander's death, Funeral Games sees his mighty empire disintegrate, and brings Mary Renault's Alexander trilogy to a dramatic close.
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Renault's skill is in immersing us in their world, drawing us into its strangeness, its violence and beauty... A literary conjuring trick... So convincing and passionately conjured.

The Times

The Alexander Trilogy stands as one of the most important works of fiction in the 20th century... It represents the pinnacle of [Renault's] career... Renault's skill is in immersing us in their world, drawing us into its strangeness, its violence and beauty. It's a literary conjuring trick like all historical fiction - it can only ever be an approximation of the truth. But in Renault's hands, the trick is so convincing and passionately conjured.

Antonia Senior
The Times

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