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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (2,651 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mary Renault Narrator: Michael York Publisher: Phoenix Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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This is the classic story of the young Theseus - Prince of Troizen, King of Eleusis and Athens, slayer of the Minotaur. Mary Renault's powerful novel captures the modern imagination by weaving myth, legend, history, and fiction into the story of a young hero's search for his destiny, or moira. With divine guidance, Theseus faces countless challenges in his quest for his moira. From Theseus's early life as a prince, to his leadership of a captive team of bulldancers in Crete, not to mention his thrilling encounters with Poseidon, The King Must Die captures the full force of adventure, battle, and an epic quest. Download and start listening now!


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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Blake | 2/1/2014

    " A great retelling of Theseus and the Minator, bringing the legend to life. The story is told in such a way that you feel like you are reading the story of Theseus and what really happened. Great read, highly recommended for anyone who has any love of Mythology or Ancient Greece, or even anyone looking for a great adventure story. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Michaela | 1/29/2014

    " Story of Theseus. Author is meticulous in detail. Fascinating glimpse into ancient culture. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Katie | 1/4/2014

    " This is a retelling of the Theseus myth, which was published in 1958 originally. It's not as complex a read as the original translations, and it does a pretty good job of capturing a portion of ancient Greek religions. The Theseus myth is set in a BC era, and it's interesting to read about the constant shifting of Greek religions with the knowledge that they would be all but wiped out by Judaism and Christianity. Fans of the Hunger Games with some basic experience in classical literature would like this novel, there are a lot of very obvious similarities between the stories and characters. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Jackie | 1/3/2014

    " Definitely remember reading this in high school. Not very good, but I'm not a big Greek mythology fan anyway.. "

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