Alexander the Great

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Penguin, 1973 - 568 pages
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Robin Lane Fox's accessible and erudite life of Alexander the Great searches through the mass of conflicting evidence and legend to focus on the living actuality of the man and his experience--'It is tempting', he concludes, 'to see in Alexander the romantic's complex nature for the first time in Greek history.' Beautifully written perceptive and fluent, it is a superb example of historical scholarship and psychological insight.

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Bought Fox's book after listening to his excellent 14 part series of lectures on Alexander. A historian and scholar with the ability to generate original insight the book is a richly rewarding read ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Georgia - Goodreads

Robin Lane Fox took on an extraordinary task in attempting to write a comprehensive narrative account of such an elusive historical figure as Alexander, and although he modestly claims in his preface ... Consulter l'avis complet

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World-famous biographer of Alexaner; Oxford University Professor

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