A legendary figure of his generation, Oscar Wilde rapidly became the most successful playwright and the most celebrated wit in the English-speaking world.
However his downfall from being the darling of the salons to an object of vicious calumny was not only a remarkable cause celebre but also a pitiful tragedy.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 144 pages, 146 illustrations
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
- Publication Date: 09/05/1988
- Category: Biography: general
- ISBN: 9780500260319