Reading progress update: I've read 141 out of 480 pages.

Fire from Heaven - Mary Renault

Is it just me, or does Alexander come across as a sterling example of a Mary Sue?

 

+ All his teachers adore him

 

+ He can do no wrong

 

+ He can outwit men twice his age

 

+ He can sing and stun a crowd

 

It's getting to be obnoxious.