The King Must Die

The King Must Die is a hardback in a dust jacket, both of which are in near fine condition. The top edges of the pages are sprayed maroon.


Mary Renault


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The King Must Die Synopsis

The King Must Die is a 1958 bildungsroman and historical novel by Mary Renault that traces the early life and adventures of Theseus, a hero in Greek mythology. It is set in locations throughout Ancient Greece.

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About Mary Renault

Eileen Mary Challans (4 September 1905 – 13 December 1983), known by her pen name Mary Renault, was an English writer best known for her historical novels set in ancient Greece.

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