Games, Spies, Ruins, Causes, Whales

You Win Or You Die

John Lanchester | LRB | 20th May 2019

Looking back on Game Of Thrones. The sex-and-violence was overdone. The ending was a bit rushed and ragged — as endings often are. Overall, a dramatic triumph on a grand scale.It is fair to say that Season Eight has felt, to appropriate Wordsworth’s opinion of Goethe’s poetry, ‘not inevitable; no…

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