Lord Arthur Savile, about to be married to a sweetly innocent maiden, learns to his horror that a fortune-teller can see a crime of violence in his palm.
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Known for his barbed wit, Oscar Wilde was one of the most successful late-Victorian playwrights and a great celebrity. The Importance of Being Earnest and The Picture of Dorian Gray are among his best known works. He is perhaps most famous for his trial, in which he eloquently defended homosexual love and was sentenced to two years of hard labor.About the Author:
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140620532