Goof ball Audible has the wrong file. Three emails and phone call over a month and Audible still hasn't fixed it.
Lamb recreates Alexander as a bookish, withdrawn young man. He doesn't meet Hephastion until serving in the army where "the companions" exist as Philip's bodyguard vs. as Alexander's children of nobles school mates at Aristotle's school. The book just makes no sense particularly Alexander as bookworm nerd. A characterization that just doesn't fit the real world history of Alexander particularly the known military history with Philip and as regent.
Once Lamb goes down this idiosyncratic path with a character not like the athletic warrior prince who conquered the world the rest of the book becomes equally implausible.
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