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The Tomb of Alexander
Seán Hemingway
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The Tomb of Alexander

3.05 of 5 stars 3.05  ·  rating details  ·  21 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Sought after for generations. Venerated by the great and the good. Hidden from all mankind.

Alexander was one of the greatest leaders of all time. After he died, his tomb was the most renowned and respected shrine in the Roman Empire, the object of veneration by great emperors and leaders the world over. It stood at the heart of the grandest city on earth. And then it disap
ebook, 400 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by Cornerstone Digital
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Joel Stratte-McClure
Feb 19, 2013 Joel Stratte-McClure rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone walking the Mediterranean.
Recommended to Joel by: Gloria De Luca
After trekking 8,802 kilometers around the Mediterranean Sea (, I'm going to follow in the footsteps of Alexander the Great from his birthplace in Macedonia to Alexandria, Egypt. Seán Hemingway, whom I interviewed and quote in my just-published book "The Idiot and the Odyssey II: Myth, Madness and Magic on the Mediterranean," provides some invaluable, albeit sometimes mythical, information about the subject of my next book "The Idiot and the Odyssey III: Alexander the Grea ...more
more like half-read. There was just something missing in this book.
Abbie Ennis
I enjoyed this book but for me there was something missing but i am not able to figure out what it is.

Mr. Hemingway presents a detailed story of Alexander the Great that for any history lover will enjoy reading.
His characters are strong and portrayed well throughout the book and keep the reader in the book anmd their minds are not left to wander.

A good debut from Mr. Hemingway.

Think a tick list Da Vinci Code but even worse if possible. I have to admit the book lost me pretty quickly when the female lead had a reincarnation flashback to being trapped in Alexander's tomb. Some interesting bits on classical art and archaeology but the writing is very poor.
I really enjoyed this book. I didnt really know much about Alexander the Great before reading this, however, now i am keen to learn more about him. It was a really enjoyable read.
Like the DaVinci Code, but with art. I had no idea how much there was to know about archaeology/classic art until I read this one. The last 100 pages fly by.
Teisha Buick
It was okay; not as good as some other books I've read. But not bad for a debut novel.
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Aka Séan A. Hemingway.
Sean Hemingway is an associate curator in the Department of Greek and Roman Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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