[LMB] Re: OT: Mary Renault

Jessy Brody jessybrody at gmail.com
Fri Jul 28 02:19:15 BST 2006


> M:
> _The King Must Die_ was the first of her books I read, and I'm surprised
> nobody has mentioned it--it was based on the Theseus myth.

Barbara:
> Is this the story of the King who watches the changeover from the
> ruling Queens with their Year Kings to the patrilineal system of King  > and Son? Includes Theseus, etc?

Yep, that's the one.

JLB
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