Built of Books: How Reading Defined the Life of Oscar Wilde (John MacRae Books)

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Built of Books An entirely new kind of biography, Built of Books explores the mind and personality of Oscar Wilde through his taste in books This intimate account of Oscar Wilde?s life and writings is richer, livelier, and more personal than any book available about the brilliant writer, revealing a man who built himself out of books. His library was his reality, the source of so much that was vital to his life.... Full description

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`perhaps no other scholar of Wilde has succeeded so well in moving into Oscar's head'

`a charmingly eccentric attempt to tell Wilde's story through his reading'

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A fresh and delightful examination of the character of Oscar Wilde by looking at him through the prism of the books he read.

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