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The charioteer

Mary Renault

The charioteer

by Mary Renault

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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMary Renault.
The Physical Object
Pagination380 p. ;
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17534749M
OCLC/WorldCa3818152

  The Charioteer by Mary Renault: REVIEW RedheadReading. Loading Unsubscribe from RedheadReading? This week I'm mostly flailing .   This is the second book in the historical action romance series Roman Hearts. If you enjoy a moving love story, set against the thrilling and brutal backdrop of ancient Rome, then you will love A Charioteer's Promise/5(24).

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Ms Renault portrayed the characters beautifully and showed very positive images of gay men and the conflict that they go through.

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The Charioteer is first and foremost a good novel, not even so much a Gay(!) novel, still less a didactic political screed. The voices the narrator adopts for the different characters are stilted and overdone (not to mention badly done); bizarre, actually.

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It has all those qualities that make Mary Renault so memorable as a novelist: craft, subtlety, intelligence, and a terrific natural sympathy with the intricacies of honour and desire' SARAH WATERS 'An explosive and courageous book' SIMON RUSSELL BEALE First published inThe Charioteer is a tender, intelligent coming-of-age novel and a.

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Mary Renault's The Charioteer is an antidote to shame Laurie spends most of the book in love with someone else, and whether he and Andrew, one of Author: Simon Russell Beale. The Charioteer of Delphi is the twelfth book in Caroline Lawrence's The Roman was published by Orion Books.

Overview Edit. September, 80 AD "Flavia and her friends go to Rome to celebrate the Festival of Jupiter at Senator Cornix's town house. When a famous racehorse goes missing, Nubia sets out to recover it. The four friends find themselves caught up in a plot against one of the.The Charioteer was edited for the US publication (the text is slightly shorter and lacks some, mostly descriptive, passages of the text).

Most reprints after are based on the text although Longman in the UK brought new issues of the text at least until the s/5(29).The Charioteer: A Novel - Ebook written by Mary Renault. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Charioteer: A Novel/5(25).