|Publication Date||February 17, 2019|
Here for your delectation is the SPECTACULAR & RARE------------------THE KING MUST DIE by Mary Renault Myth or Mrs. (or Mithter).................................. The story of the mythical hero Theseus, slayer of monsters, abductor of princesses and king of Athens. He emerges from these pages as a clearly defined personality; brave, aggressive and quick. The core of the story is Theseus' Cretan adventure. "One of the truly fine historical novels of modern times. Not since Robert Graves's I Claudius has there been such an exciting living image of the Ancient World on this grand scale" New York Times "Takes the raw material of myth and makes it credible- I am spellbound by Miss Renault's art" Observer "Vivid and convincing... it brims with feeling" Sunday Times NOT TO BE MISSED!!! A FABULOUS COLLECTIBLE!!! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!! This is the softcover stated POCKET FIRST EDITION from NOVEMBER 1959. Both the cover (no dj) and the book are in excellent reading condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc.---and the pages and binding are tight (see photo) **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. Check my feedback to see that I sell exactly as I describe. So bid now for this magnificent, impossible-to-find HISTORICAL FICTION COLLECTIBLE.