The Complete Fairy Stories of Oscar Wilde
‘The Complete Fairy Stories of Oscar Wilde’ is the complete collection, first published in 1952 with exquisite illustrations by the celebrated artist Philippe Jullian, republished in a beautiful giftable edition.
For nearly 150 years, the classic fairy stories of Oscar Wilde have been cherished by readers of all ages. Rediscover all nine of the stories first published in The Happy Prince and other stories (1888) and A House of Pomegranates (1891) in this beautiful new edition of Duckworth’s exquisite 1952 complete collection, featuring intricate illustrations by the celebrated twentieth-century artist and aesthete Phillippe Jullian, and an afterword by Wilde’s son Vyvyan Holland.
For a long time I’ve been wanting to read some of Oscar Wilde’s work so when the opportunity came to review a collection of illustrated stories, I jumped at the chance!
There’s ten stories, all mythical and wonderful in their own ways, with speaking animals, statues that want to help others and a prince determined to find the perfect red rose no matter the cost.
Throughout the book there are beautiful illustrations that really add to the magic of the stories.
Stunningly presented with stories that make for perfect bedtime reading for all ages, ‘The Complete Fairy Stories of Oscar Wilde’ will make for the ideal stocking filler this Christmas.
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