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Mary Renault: A Biography The Author Of The Charioteer And The King Must Die, Renault Studied At Oxford But Eventually Abandoned The Academic World And England For South Africa, Where She And Her Companion, Julie Mullard, Remained A Superb Biography Of An Exceptional Novelist New Yorker Named A Notable Book Of The Year By The New York Times Index Photographs

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10 thoughts on “Mary Renault: A Biography

  1. says:

    Mary Renault is my favourite author thanks to her eight novels set in ancient Greece I have read The Last of the Wine and the two about Alexandertimes than any other books and their sheer beauty still brings tears to my eyes as easily as when I was a boy P

  2. says:

    Have to admit I didn t read every single page of this, but close Gave me a good background on Mary Renault s life story for my project Still intend to get other perspectives, but it s a good start.

  3. says:

    Fantastic biography on one of my favorite authors David Sweetman s research revealed so many nuances and layers to this private author.A treasure

  4. says:

    I was ready to write about how interesting it is to see what inspires an author and how closely one can link the events in Mary Renault s life to the book she wound up writing as a response and also how her young love of Edward, Prince of Wales obviously made her sympatheti

  5. says:

    1972 I read The Persian Boy.I was hooked and devoured all of her novels.

  6. says:

    Loaned to me by a friend Thanks Maxine Immensely readable Among other things we see why she wrote what she did and how.

  7. says:

    So grateful Sweetman gave us this book I thoroughly enjoyed peering into the life of MR One aspect that I disagree was his account of Alexias and Lysis First, Alexias did not struggle with bisexuality He faced many challenges that are well detailed, but a struggle with sexuality was not a pr

  8. says:

    I found this book a little disappointing Though it recites the main points of Renault s life factually enough, I d have liked muchanalysis of her books the writing style, the influences on that style, what decided her to write mainly in the first person etcetc At one point the author remarks that

  9. says:

    I read this as part of a book club I have not read any books authored by Mary Renault She was interesting The author of this biography went a little overboard in analyzing Mary Renault s work in context of her work and not in context of her life If you like Mary Renault s work, you will probably like th

  10. says:

    Fascinating and loving exploration of the life of a writer that I read with delight in my early years I had no idea about her life, her life long learning about and exploration of ancient Greece, nor her association with South Africa She was a very private person and was extremely blessed in her biographer Ap

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