The King Must Die Summary
Mary Renault

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The King Must Die Summary

"The King Must Die", written by Mary Renault, is a story based on the early life of Theseus. It is told by Theseus as an old man remembering his early life as the grandson of a king, his search to find his father, his captivity in Crete, and through his inner strength and leadership his return home.

Theseus begins the story with his childhood and the beliefs that had been handed down to...

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