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The Last Testament Of Oscar Wilde - Peter Ackroyd
The Last Testament Of Oscar Wilde
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Oscar Wilde never wrote a last testament during his isolation in Paris. This book takes the known facts about Oscar Wilde and converts them into a fictional portrait of the artist and memoir of a life of great contrast - a career which ended with a catastrophic fall from public favour.
Oscar Wilde never wrote a last testament during his isolation in Paris. This book takes the known facts about Oscar Wilde and converts them into a fictional portrait of the artist and memoir of a life of great contrast - a career which ended with a catastrophic fall from public favour.
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ISBN: 9780140171112 (0140171118)
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0
This is the first fictional work by Ackroyd that I read, and I enjoyed it as much as when I read it the first time.Ackroyd captures the voice of Wilde quite well, and presents an "autobiography" that Wilde writes during his last months. What is most interesting is that while Bosie is dealt with, the...
AnnaMatsuyama
AnnaMatsuyama rated it
Es neveru ciest so graamatu. Es vinu lasiju 2008 gadaa un joprojaam spilgti atceros cik loti man taa nepatika. Brr
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books
A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books rated it
4.0 The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde
[These notes were made in 1988:]. A fascinating little book. I devoured it all in one sitting. Mr. Ackroyd, writing as if he were Oscar Wilde, recalling his life, is not only a remarkable mimic, but seems to possess a generous share of psychological insight as well. His Oscar is, I fear, a little...
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