The classic fairy stories of Oscar Wilde have long been cherished by readers of all ages.
Rediscover all nine of the fairy stories first published in The Happy Prince and Other Stories (1888) and A House of Pomegranates (1891) in this beautiful edition of Duckworth’s 1952 complete collection, featuring intricate illustrations by the celebrated twentieth-century artist and aesthete Phillippe Jullian, and an afterword by Oscar Wilde’s son Vyvyan Holland.
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Twice Upon a Time
Starting a story with ‘Once upon a time’ does not guarantee a happy ending. In their classic collection of folk tales, the rather aptly named Brothers Grimm made sure there was a moral to every...Read more
The Sins of the Father
A. A. Milne’s son musing with mixed feelings on his childhood as ‘Christopher Robin’; Daphne du Maurier’s daughter recalling life at Menabilly, the model for Rebecca’s Manderley . . ....Read more