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Rhianna Benson

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Troy: Fall of a City

As a Classics student and keen fanatic of mythology, you can imagine my anticipation upon hearing that the BBC was producing a historical-drama series. Their interpretation of Homer’s ‘Iliad’, Troy:…


If asked to provide a single word to summarise the BBC 4 Swedish crime-drama series, Modus, ‘vexatious’ immediately comes to mind. Modus’ second series concerns the disappearance of U.S. President…


Niccolò Ammaniti’s Anna is a calamitous yet hopeful tale of survival, loss and companionship. The novel is set in the near future, where a virus, known only as “Red Fever,”…