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    The King Must Die | Mary Renault

    The King Must Die

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Mary Renault
    • Narrated By Kris Dyer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The epic of Thesus, the boy-king of Eleusis, ritually preordained to die after one year of marriage to the sacred queen but who defies God's decree and claims his inheritance - the throne of Athens. This re-creation of a Greek myth is written by the author of The Last of the Wine.

    Evocation of a forgotten civilisation

    The world of the Minatour and the bull dancers is brought from ancient frescoes into the immediacy of our present-day imagination. A wonderful re-tell..Show More »

    Reviewed on 28 December 2016 by Kenneth ()