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The Wicked Wit of Oscar Wilde

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In a unique tribute to one of history's most revered writers, this anthology highlights the virtuoso of the well-turned phrase and the master of the studied insult, Oscar Wilde. So perfect were Wilde’s verbal thrusts that his victims were often flattered to have been the cause of them. This sparkling collection shows why, more than 100 years after his death, Wilde’s dazzli ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 28th 2008 by Michael O'Mara (first published April 20th 2000)
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I have always loved Oscar Wilde and his quotes so I can say I have read this twice!
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a pessimist: one who, when faced with the choice of two evils, chooses both.
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One of the only books of quotes I have managed to read from cover to cover in a fairly short space of time. I wasn't all that familiar with his work but having read Dorian Gray and having visited Dublin I thought it was time to attempt it. I like a lot of the quotes about love/romance and social behaviour - surprisingly relevant to life today in many ways! I was less keen on some of the artistic/creative observations though as for me at least he seemed pretentious BUT I gather from what I've rea ...more
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