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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and other stories

Oscar Wilde (author), Justin Rainey (adapter)

Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and other stories

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At Lady Windermere’s party a famous palm reader predicts that Lord Arthur Savile will commit a murder. Will the handsome young nobleman become an assassin or will he marry Sybil, his beautiful fiancée?
Title
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and other stories
Author
Oscar Wilde
Adapter
Justin Rainey
Language
English
Edition
1
Publisher
Genoa: Cideb, 2005 | Other editions
112 p. : ill. + cd
ISBN
9788853001627

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About Oscar Wilde

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish poet and playwright. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of the most popular playwrights in London in the early 1890s. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, and the circumstances of his criminal conviction for gross indecency for consensual homosexual acts in "one of the first celebrity trials", imprisonment, and early death from meningitis at age 46.

Wilde's parents were Anglo-Irish intellectuals in Dublin. A young Wilde learned to speak fluent French and German. At university, Wilde read Greats; he demonstrated himself to be an exceptional classicist, first at Trinity College Dublin, then at Oxford. He became associated with the emerging philosophy of aestheticism, led by two of his tutors, Walter Pater and John Ruskin. After university, Wilde moved to London i…Read more on Wikipedia

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