|Alexander: Child of a Dream (1998) [Novel]|
by Valerio Massimo Manfredi
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Series: Alexander of Macedon
(From the publisher):
Who could have been born to conquer the world other than a god?
Mesmeric beauty, consuming desires, an insatiable hunger. Then premature death. This is the story of a boy, born to a great king - Philip of Macedon - and his sensuous queen, Olympias. It tells of the stern discipline of Philip and the wild passions of Olympias, and how, together, they formed Alexander, a young man of immense, unfathomable potential, capable of subjugating the known world to his power, and thought of by his contemporaries as a god.
Original title: Il figlio del sogno
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ Ancient World (Greece, Rome, etc)→ Greece