Complete Fairy Stories of Oscar Wilde  Book

Complete Fairy Stories of Oscar Wilde Book

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The complete collection, first published in 1952 with exquisite illustrations by the celebrated artist Philippe Jullian, republished in a beautiful giftable edition.

For nearly 150 years, the classic fairy stories of Oscar Wilde have been cherished by readers of all ages. Rediscover all nine of the stories first published in The Happy Prince and other stories (1888) and A House of Pomegranates (1891) in this beautiful new edition of Duckworth's exquisite 1952 complete collection, featuring intricate illustrations by the celebrated twentieth-century artist and aesthete Phillippe Jullian, and an afterword by Wilde's son Vyvyan Holland.

AUTHOR: Oscar Wilde was an Irish wit, playwright and poet born in Dublin in 1854 who is best remembered for his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891), and social comedies such as The Importance of Being Earnest (1895). He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and Magdalen College, Oxford, where he founded an aesthetic cult. In 1884 he married Constance Lloyd, and his two sons were born in 1885 and 1886. Wilde died in Paris in 1900. SELLING POINTS: .

A stunning gift edition of the treasured fairy tales of Oscar Wilde, celebrating 140 years of the Irishman's position as a maven of poetry . Beautifully illustrated with restored full colour and black-and-white drawings by distinguished French artist Philippe Jullian . A recovered critical note from Wilde's son Vyvyan Holland which discloses the inspiration behind his father's fairy tale stories

Author Oscar Wilde
Format Hardback
Pages 300
ISBN 9780715654699

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