Mary Renault has been writing books for over 40 years and has published 10 books in that time. Quite a few of her books are set in contemporary times.

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Mary Renault has been writing books for over 40 years and has published 10 books in that time. Quite a few of her books are set in contemporary times.

A very popular series by Mary Renault are the contemporary Alexander the Great books, featuring military and war tropes. Another well liked series are the contemporary Theseus novels, which are also tagged with legends & fairy tales. The most favourited books by Mary Renault are The Persian Boy, The Nature of Alexander, The Bull from the Sea and The Last of the Wine. Her latest book is The Charioteer which was published in 2003.

If you want to try Renault's fiction, we suggest Fire from Heaven (Alexander the Great #1) and The Bull from the Sea (Theseus #1).

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