Now that it's over, why did Game of Thrones mean so much?

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Mel Campbell

Cultural commentator and long-time recapper Mel Campbell looks back at the show that won and broke so many hearts.

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Image: Exiled princess cum Queen Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones. Source: Foxtel.

About the author

Mel Campbell is a freelance cultural critic and university lecturer who writes on film, TV, literature and media, with particular interests in history, costume, screen adaptations and futurism. Her first book was the nonfiction investigation Out of Shape: Debunking Myths about Fashion and Fit (2013), and she has co-written two romantic comedy novels with Anthony Morris: The Hot Guy (2017) and Nailed It (2019).