The Last of the Wine

The Last of the Wine

Mary Renault


In The final of the Wine, younger Athenians, Alexias and Lysis, compete within the palaestra, trip to the Olympic video games, struggle within the wars opposed to Sparta, and examine lower than Socrates. As their courting develops, Renault expertly conveys Greek tradition, exhibiting the influence of this superb thinker whose impression spans epochs.

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