Fire From Heaven

Fire From Heaven

by Mary Renault



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Fire From Heaven by Mary Renault

The opening volume in the Alexander the Great trilogy -- now back in print!

Telling the story of the how the boy Alexander grows to become the man all would call Alexander the Great.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780099463474
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication date: 10/23/2003
Pages: 380

About the Author

Mary Renault was born in London and educated at Oxford. She then trained for three years as a nurse, and wrote her first published novel, Promise of Love. Her next three novels were written while serving in WWII. After the war, she settled in South Africa and traveled considerably in Africa and Greece. It was at this time that she began writing her brilliant historical reconstructions of ancient Greece, including The King Must Die, The Last of the Wine, and The Persian Boy. She died in Cape Town in 1983.

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