Category Archives: Oscar Wilde

Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime by Oscar Wilde

If someone read your future and said you were going to commit murder, would you believe him? If so, would you commit the murder now or put it off until later? Oscar Wilde’s satire of late Victorian England, with its … Continue reading

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The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde

An American family buys Canterville Chase, a property that comes with a ghost whether you want him or no. Sir Simon de Canterville, the ghost, who has scared people to death and madness for 300 years is in turn scared … Continue reading

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The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde

Despite the title, this is not a happy story. It is a very sad but beautiful story. At the age of four I wanted to hear it night after night.

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The Nightingale and the Rose by Oscar Wilde

My great aunt Carrie lived with us when I was 4. She was a spinster and a retired school teacher. She knew her literature. She assumed the duty of reading bedtime stories to me. I soon got hooked on the … Continue reading

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