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What classics can teach us about the Brexit labyrinth

The original myth is no less weird and insane than the UK’s current political situation—though a touch more sexually lurid

The idea of the labyrinth—the myth of the confounding, confusing building built by Daedalus to house the Minotaur—has been on my mind lately. It was the topic of my last book, Red Thread, and the image of this edifice—at once a prison for the monster and a trap from which his victims cannot escape—seems everywhere, particularly when the subject turns to Brexit. Shortly before 29th March, the original B-day, an…

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