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Renault, Mary

Overview
Works: 271 works in 1,707 publications in 11 languages and 37,420 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biographical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Sources  Psychological fiction  Bildungsromans  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Translator
Classifications: PR6035.E55, 823.912
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The king must die by Mary Renault( Book )

181 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient Athens paid tribute to its Cretan overlord each year by sending the finest of its sons and daughters to Crete each year to be trained for "bull-dancing", a sport that cost the Athenian youths their lives. Theseus, prince of Athens, substitutes himself for one of the youths and sails out to meet his fate in the ring
The bull from the sea by Mary Renault( Book )

81 editions published between 1962 and 2017 in English and held by 3,317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theseus' life after the death of his father
Fire from heaven by Mary Renault( Book )

104 editions published between 1968 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alexander's life from childhood to the age of twenty when he succeeded his murdered father, King Philip of Macedon."
The Persian boy by Mary Renault( Book )

145 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrative of the life of Alexander the Great from the age of twenty-six until his death seven years later
The mask of Apollo by Mary Renault( Book )

96 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nikeratos, an actor of ancient Greece, greatly admires and devotes himself to Dion, a student of Plato, who is determined to bring democracy to Syracuse
The last of the wine by Mary Renault( Book )

116 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexis, a young Athenian of good family, reaches manhood during the last phases of the Peloponnesian war. He meets Lysis, a youth influenced by Socrates, and their relationship develops
Funeral games by Mary Renault( Book )

75 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The combat of Alexander's heirs"--Jacket
The praise singer by Mary Renault( Book )

56 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sicily -- Keos -- Samos -- Athens -- Sacred way -- Author's note -- Chronology
The nature of Alexander by Mary Renault( Book )

64 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychological study of Alexander the Great by the writer who fictionalized his biography in a series of novels
The charioteer by Mary Renault( Book )

98 editions published between 1953 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After enduring an injury at Dunkirk during World War II, Laurie Odell is sent to a rural veterans' hospital in England to convalesce. There he befriends the young, bright Andrew, a conscientious objector serving as an orderly. As they find solace and companionship together in the idyllic surroundings of the hospital, their friendship blooms into a discreet, chaste romance. Then one day, Ralph Lanyon, a mentor from Laurie's schoolboy days, suddenly reappears in Laurie's life, and draws him into a tight-knit social circle of world-weary gay men. Laurie is forced to choose between the sweet ideals of innocence and the distinct pleasures of experience
The friendly young ladies : a novel by Mary Renault( Book )

37 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman gesitueerd in het Engeland van de jaren dertig. Ménage à trois van twee zusters en vriendin wordt verstoord door bezoek van hun broer
The lion in the gateway : the heroic battles of the Greeks and Persians at Marathon, Salamis and Thermopylae by Mary Renault( Book )

25 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in English and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story about how the Greeks defied the Persians at Marathon, Salamis, and Thermopylae, and pulled victory out of defeat
Return to night by Mary Renault( Book )

25 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English woman physician falls in love with patient in hospital
North face, a novel by Mary Renault( Book )

25 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance of two young English mountaineers
Purposes of love by Mary Renault( Book )

28 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivian, a student nurse, chose her profession as a challenge, both to her spirit and to her permanently exhausted body; Mic immerses himself in his work at the hospital to ward off the emotional wounds of an unhappy childhood. Through Jan, Viv's beloved older brother, they meet, and their friendship turns into a secret romance. Secret because, if discovered, it would cost them their jobs. Despite the discipline and rigid hierarchy imposed by the hospital, their passion takes root, but between them hangs the tantalising and enigmatic shadow of Jan
Kind are her answers by Mary Renault( Book )

24 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Doctor Kit Anderson is starting to see his marriage in a new light. The relationship with his beautiful wife, Janet, is strained, and she seems to him shallow and narcissistic. Immersing himself in his work, Anderson takes consolation in his career - that is, until he meets Christie, the niece of a dying patient. Warm and vivacious, Christie stands in stark contrast to Janet, providing the passion and intimacy that has been missing from his life . How long can their affair be kept secret, though, and does Kit want the best for Christie, or only for himself?"--Provided by publisher
The middle mist by Mary Renault( Book )

11 editions published between 1915 and 1978 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The king must die by Mary Renault( Recording )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical fiction recounting the life of young Theseus, Prince of Troizen, King of Eleusis and Athens, and slayer of the Minotaur
Promise of love by Mary Renault( Book )

14 editions published between 1919 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotated lists of online resources on Russian history, organized by type of resource. Resources covered include bibliographies, library catalogs, texts, organizations, discussion lists
The bull from the sea by Mary Renault( Recording )

18 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Theseus, King of Athens. Theseus returns from Crete to mount the throne left empty by his father Aigeus' death. Renault has woven many legends into this story
 
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The king must die
Alternative Names
Challans, Eileen Mary

Challans, Eileen Mary, 1905-1983

Challans, Mary

Challans, Mary 1905-

Challans Mary 1905-1983

Challans, Mary Eileen, 1905-1983

Mary Renault angol írónő

Mary Renault britische Schriftstellerin

Mary Renault Brits romanschrijfster (1905-1983)

Mary Renault écrivaine britannique

Mary Renault scrittrice britannica

Renault, Mary

Renault, Mary pseud

Renō, Mairē 1905-1983

Renō, Marē

Мері Рено

Рено, Мэри

Чаллэнс Э.М. 1905-1983

Մերի Ռենո

מרי רנו סופרת בריטית

رنو، مرى

ماری رنولت

メアリ・ルノー

リノールト, メアリー

ルノー, メアリ

瑪莉·雷諾特

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The bull from the seaFire from heavenThe Persian boyThe mask of ApolloThe last of the wineFuneral gamesThe praise singerThe nature of Alexander