The Alhambra vs the Parthenon

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London Review Bookshop

In one of the first events held at the Bookshop, Mary Beard and Robert Irwin squared up to each other to debate the relative greatness of two magnificent structures, the Alhambra and the Parthenon. Through their speeches and responses to audience questions, the two authors expand on the buildings' significance to national identity in the 21st century.