Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories

Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories

by Oscar Wilde, Rupert Degas, David Timson
     
 

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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime is a masterpiece of polished cynicism, in which poison, explosive clocks and finally murder forerun married bliss. Two of Oscar Wilde's best-loved stories for children are also included, together with The Canteville Ghost and The Portrait of MR. W.H., a brilliant piece of scholarly detection.  See more details below

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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime is a masterpiece of polished cynicism, in which poison, explosive clocks and finally murder forerun married bliss. Two of Oscar Wilde's best-loved stories for children are also included, together with The Canteville Ghost and The Portrait of MR. W.H., a brilliant piece of scholarly detection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789626348833
Publisher:
Naxos Audiobooks Ltd.
Publication date:
04/28/2010
Edition description:
Unabridged, 4 CDs, 5 hours
Pages:
4
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 5.51(h) x 0.96(d)

Meet the Author

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) was born in Dublin. He studied at Trinity College in Dublin and Magdalen College in Oxford where he was an exceptional classical scholar. In 1878 he won the Newdigate Prize for his poem Ravenna. He published his first volume of Poems in 1882. His only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, was published in 1891. A renowned playwright, his work includes the comic masterpieces Lady Windermere's Fan and The Importance of Being Earnest.

Sir Derek Jacobi won a Tony in 1985 for Much Ado About Nothing and was Tony-nominated in 1988 for Breaking the Code. His voicework includes narration for The Diaries of Vaslav Nijinsky, Manor House, and Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka. He was awarded CBE in 1985 and was knighted in 1994.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
October 16, 1854
Date of Death:
November 30, 1900
Place of Birth:
Dublin, Ireland
Place of Death:
Paris, France
Education:
The Royal School in Enniskillen, Dublin, 1864; Trinity College, Dublin, 1871; Magdalen College, Oxford, England, 1874

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