The Happy Prince and Other Stories - Wilde, Oscar
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The richness of Oscar Wilde's way with words and ideas is given full range in this sparkling collection of short stories written between 1887 and 1891.
From the comic tales of The Canterville Ghost and Lord Arthur Savile's Crime to the marvelous fairy stories and fantasies of The Selfish Giant, The Happy Prince and The Star Child, we are treated to the extravagance and dexterity of Wilde's exceptional wit, in stories that will appeal to both adults and children.
Beautifully illustrated by Charles Robinson and Walter Crane, this Macmillan Collector's Library edition of The Happy Prince &
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Produktbeschreibung
The richness of Oscar Wilde's way with words and ideas is given full range in this sparkling collection of short stories written between 1887 and 1891.

From the comic tales of The Canterville Ghost and Lord Arthur Savile's Crime to the marvelous fairy stories and fantasies of The Selfish Giant, The Happy Prince and The Star Child, we are treated to the extravagance and dexterity of Wilde's exceptional wit, in stories that will appeal to both adults and children.

Beautifully illustrated by Charles Robinson and Walter Crane, this Macmillan Collector's Library edition of The Happy Prince & Other Stories also features an afterword by author David Stuart Davies.

Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.
  • Produktdetails
  • Macmillan Collector's Library .105
  • Verlag: Macmillan Publishers International
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 73341
  • New Edit/Cover
  • Seitenzahl: 304
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 18 Jahren
  • Erscheinungstermin: 23. März 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 157mm x 98mm x 20mm
  • Gewicht: 185g
  • ISBN-13: 9781509827824
  • ISBN-10: 150982782X
  • Artikelnr.: 44942186
Autorenporträt
Wilde, Oscar

Oscar Fingal O'Flaherty Wills Wilde was born in Dublin in 1854. He studied at Trinity College Dublin and then at Magdalen College Oxford where he started the cult of 'Aestheticism', which involves making an art of life. Following his marriage to Constance Lloyd in 1884, he published several books of stories ostensibly for children and one novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891).

Wilde's first success as a playwright was with Lady Windemere's Fan in 1892. He followed this up with A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband and The Importance of Being Earnest, all performed on the London stage between 1892 and 1895. However Wilde's homosexual relationship with Lord Alfred Douglas was exposed by the young man's father, the Marquis of Queensbury. Wilde brought a libel suit against Queensbury but lost and was sentenced to two year's imprisonment. He was released in 1897 and fled to France where he died a broken man in 1900.

Davies, David Stuart
David Stuart Davies is an author, playwright and editor and is regarded as an authority on Sherlock Holmes. His fiction includes novels featuring his wartime detective Johnny Hawke and several Sherlock Holmes novels - including Sherlock Holmes and the Devil's Promise. He is a committee member of the Crime Writers' Association, editing their monthly publication, Red Herrings, and is a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund.
Inhaltsangabe
THE HAPPY PRINCE AND OTHER TALES
The Happy Prince
The Nightingale and the Rose
The Selfish Giant
The Devoted Friend
The Remarkable Rocket
LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME AND OTHER STORIES
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
The Model Millionaire
The Sphinx without a Secret
The Canterville Ghost
A HOUSE OF POMEGRANATES
The Young King
The Birthday of the Infanta
The Fisherman and his Soul
The Star-Child
Afterword
Selected Bibliography
Biography