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by Merlin Holland

Download Irish Peacock and Scarlet Marquess: The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde eBook
ISBN:
0007154186
Author:
Merlin Holland
Language:
English
Publisher:
Fourth Estate (2003)
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Along with a number of unfamiliar biographical details and intriguing glimpses into his private life, it gives us, for the first time, a real sense of how Wilde actually spoke in conversation.

Irish Peacock & Scarlet Marquess book. Courtroom transcripts are rarely this entertaining.

As good as being in the gallery. Peter Ackroyd, The Times. One of the most famous love affairs in literary history is that of Oscar Wilde and Lord Alfred & Douglas. When it became public, it cost Wilde everything.

Yes, if it weren’t for my having seen this book in a Bongs & Noodles in Atlanta, I would never have had this wild (ha, ha, ha) fascination with Oscar Wilde.

In 2006, his book Oscar Wilde: A Life in Letters was published, and his volume Coffee with Oscar Wilde, an imagined conversation with Wilde .

In 2006, his book Oscar Wilde: A Life in Letters was published, and his volume Coffee with Oscar Wilde, an imagined conversation with Wilde, was released in the autumn of 2007 In addition, Holland has also worked as a wine writer and occasionally written features for Country Life, and The Oldie.

On 18 February 1895 Bosie’s father, the Marquess of Queensberry, delivered a note to the Albemarle Club addressed to ‘Oscar Wilde posing as somdomite ’. With Bosie’s encouragement, Wilde decided to sue the Marquess for libel. In this remarkable book we witness Wilde’s confidence ebbing under the relentless questioning and see him lose track of the witty lines for which he was famous.

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