Obviously I love a list, which is why Madeline Miller's top 10 classical books | Books | guardian.co.uk: caught my eye.
A top ten! Classical Greece! A winning combination. Throw in a crisp cold bottle of French viognier and it would be a perfect date.
But wait a minute: Homer only makes no 4. Are they mad? ARE THEY MAD?
And who the heck is Philoctetes when he is at home? Oh COME ON! GIVE US A BREAK....!