By Oscar Wilde

That includes the whole lot of Oscar Wilde's amassed poetry, prose, and dramatic works, this assortment demonstrates the author's wide variety, unerring wit, and targeted viewpoint. Bringing jointly Wilde's most renowned works, together with the image of Dorian grey, the significance of Being Earnest, and woman Windermere's Fan, this anthology is a vital source for any fan or scholar of Oscar Wilde.

Often thought of sooner than his time, Oscar Wilde's works proceed to resonate with glossy readers and plenty of were tailored for movie and tv, together with such a lot lately, the 2009 movie Dorian grey starring Ben Barnes and the 2002 movie the significance of Being Earnest, starring Judi Dench and Colin Firth.

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Instinctively he held her by the waist, caught the aroma of powder on her cheeks, noticed her large knees beneath the black of the evening dress, the gleam of one dark eye and her full lips in their red lipstick—this was a totally different woman sitting beside him now. In the dark theater, gazing at the glittering whiteness of the screen, where low-humming airships were flying, sweeping obliquely with wings widespread, they quietly conversed. ” he asked. “Alone. Speaking frankly, it’s horrible.

Scattered low and flat on the distant shore, the lights floated away. The ship stopped swaying. One might have thought that both passengers were sleeping, so motionless did they recline in the deck chairs. But they were not asleep; they were staring intently through the dusk at one another. ” And the other, the one with the straight shoulders, answered unhurriedly in the same tone, “Yes, to the Crimea and then some. ” “I recognized you immediately,” said the first. “And I recognized you, and also immediately,” answered the other.

Red. ” She noted it down on her pad and brought over a carafe of water from the adjoining table. He shook his head. “No, merci, I never drink water, or wine with water. ” she answered indifferently and went off for the vodka and herring. He watched her walk away—noted her smooth gait, the way her black dress swung back and forth as she moved. Yes, a polite tone mixed with apathy, all the mannerisms and bodily movements of the modest and conscientious waitress. But fine expensive shoes. Where did they come from?

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