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In search of the Iliad

Few places can conjure up such stories of love and loss, homesickness and heroism, gallantry and grief as Troy

By Dea Birkett

Book Review

As circus gets serious, is all the fun of the fair lost?

The Cambridge Companion to the Circus reviewed

By Dea Birkett


Keem Bay, Ireland: the best beach in the world

Beware: Keem Bay is beguiling

By Dea Birkett


The circus visits every corner of the globe — even Antarctica

The Circus by Pascal Jacob reviewed

By Dea Birkett

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