Funeral Games (novel)

Funeral Games

First US edition
Author Mary Renault
Country United States
Language English
Series Alexander the Great
Genre Historical novel
Publisher Pantheon Books (US)
John Murray (UK)
Publication date
November 1981
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
Pages 335pp
ISBN 0-394-52068-8
OCLC 7554791
823/.912 19
LC Class PR6035.E55 F8 1981
Preceded by The Persian Boy

Funeral Games is a 1981 historical novel by Mary Renault, dealing with the death of Alexander the Great and its aftermath, the gradual disintegration of his empire. It is the final book of her Alexander trilogy.


The historical sources listed for this book are:


All human characters are actual historical individuals, unless otherwise noted.


The chapters of the book have the years of the events for their titles:

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