Item description for The Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde by Oscar Wilde...
The Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde includes the two definitive story collections The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888) and A House of Pomegranates (1891).
This volume collects exquisite and poignant tales of true beauty, selfless love, generosity, loyalty, brilliant wit, and moral aestheticism, such as "The Birthday of the Infanta," "The Selfish Giant," The Nightingale and the Rose," and "The Happy Prince," among others.
A true classic of wonder for all ages.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.2 lbs.
Release Date Feb 13, 2007
Publisher Norilana Books
ISBN 1934169579 ISBN13 9781934169575
Availability 107 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 28, 2017 02:34.
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More About Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) is the author of The Importance of Being Earnest and The Picture of Dorian Gray. Ritva Voutila has illustrated more than 50 children's books, including the Lost Islands series. She divides her time between fine art practice and illustration, and her artwork is held in collections worldwide.
Oscar Wilde lived in Dublin. Oscar Wilde was born in 1854 and died in 1900.
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the complete fairy tales of oscar wilde Jan 19, 2008
OH! what a joy to have found these. i am a fan of the fabulous mr. wilde and i wasn't aware that he wrote fairy tales. they are deeply touching and made even more so when you realize that he wrote them for his children.
Enjoyable read Jan 11, 2008
I recently bought this on a lark - it's an enjoyable read & Wilde's style is perfectly suited for creative fairy tales.
fairy tales of oscar wilde Dec 3, 2007
as usual with this site, i received this book in very good condition. it arrived within a week after the order. i have never had any problems with the merchandise i have order from this site over the years. keep up the good work!!!!
my favorite work by WIlde Jun 25, 2007
My introduction to WIlde was through his dramatic work. I thought it was dull and dated. SO I assumed he was over rated and ignored his work for years. A few moths ago one of my homies was raving about Pictures of Dorian grey so I gave it a go. I found the first half to be very impressive, the second half wasnt bad either. I was glad to know that Wilde had earned his rep. I wasnt even aware of his fairy tales. wowza! homie can write! this is the strongest work ive read by him. each tale is profound and beautiful. six star classic work.
Sublime and Beautiful Jun 21, 2007
Oscar Wilde has an eloquence that involves and transports the reader to magical lands that he in his mind has envisioned for us; lands where love, goodness, and kindness are the victors. I have often thought that we have left the best of us behind us, and Mr. Wilde is a prime example of this.
If you allow his powerful mastery of words for imagery and emotion to capture your heart and imagination, you will enjoy his literary works quite well.