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The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde

by Peter Ackroyd

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish Authors,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Hamish Hamilton, 1983.

    StatementPeter Ackroyd
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Pagination185 p. ;
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24976689M
    ISBN 100140171118

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In this narration, Wilde gives an account of his life from childhood to exile, with considerable emphasis on his gradual immersion in the London underworld of prostitution, blackmail, and emotional frenzy.5/5(10). The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde. [Peter. Ackroyd] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Peter Ackroyd is a well-known writer of both fiction and non-fiction about aspects of British history. His early novel, The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde (published in ), audaciously recreates the voice of the notorious Wilde in the form of a journal he /5. THE LAST TESTAMENT OF OSCAR WILDE.

GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Now that I have seen my life turn completely in its fiery circle, I must look upon my past with different eyes."" So writes the Oscar Wilde of this fictional memoir/diary--living as an exile in Paris, in illness and.

Oscar Wilde never wrote a last testament during his isolation in Paris. This book takes the known facts about Oscar Wilde and converts them into a fictional portrait of the artist and memoir of a life of great contrast - a career which ended with a catastrophic fall from public favour.

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This book takes the known facts about Oscar Wilde and converts them into a fictional portrait of the artist and memoir of a life of great contrast - a career which ended with a catastrophic fall from public favour.

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The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde (Abacus Books) by Ackroyd, Peter. Time Warner Books UK, Paperback. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

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The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde by Peter Ackroyd,Penguin Books edition, Paperback in EnglishCited by: ― Peter Ackroyd, quote from The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde “One can forgive Shakespeare anything, except one's own bad lines.” “But just as my philosophy had ceased to interest me as soon as it was formulated into a set of principles so, when I saw myself being imitated, I realised at once what an incubus my aesthetic personality.

― Peter Ackroyd, The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde “A person who had no one would be well advised to cobble together some passable ghost.

Breathe it into being and coax it along with words of love. Offer it each phantom crumb and shield it from harm with your by:. In THE LAST TESTAMENT OF OSCAR WILDE () novelist Peter Ackroyd Wilde through an imagined diary kept by Wilde during the last few months of his life.

In this narration, Wilde gives an account of his life from childhood to exile, with considerable emphasis on his gradual immersion in the London underworld of prostitution, blackmail, and emotional frenzy.5/5.The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde by Ackroyd, Peter.

Hamish Hamilton Ltd. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde, 9 – 29 August, static Fiction Decem J 6 Minutes Having just got to know Ackroyd’s Nicholas Dyer, immediately heading into a meeting with his Oscar Wilde requires a degree of mental agility.