Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: November 5, 1988 Price: $24.00
"A master of the biographer's art...a distinguished book...Ellmann has the first, indispensable virtue of telling his story well--not just the big story but the lesser stories that lie coiled inside it."--New York Review of Books
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Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: September 12, 2000 Price: $13.00
Written from Wilde's prison cell at Reading Gaol to his friend and lover Lord Alfred Douglas, De Profundis explodes the conventions of the traditional love letter and offers a scathing indictment of Douglas's behavior, a mournful elegy for Wilde's own lost greatness, and an impassioned plea for reconciliation. At once a...
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