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The importance of being earnest

Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the c...

The Canterville ghost —Trewin, Anna.
Graphic Novel
2020
Availability: 8 of 9

An American family buy Canterville Hall - a house with a ghost. But the ghost is not happy because it cannot frighten the family. Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series for learners of English as a foreign langua...

The selfish giant

A contemporary fable about two scrappy 13-year-old working-class friends in the UK who seek fortune by getting involved with a local scrap dealer and criminal, leading to tragic consequences.

The picture of Morty & Ray —Pinkwater, Daniel Manus, 1941-

Inspired by a movie plot, Morty and Ray paint pictures of each other and then do mean things at school to see if their portraits will become ugly.

Oscar Wilde : the unrepentant years —Frankel, Nicholas, 1962- author.

Nicholas Frankel presents a revisionary account of Oscar Wilde's final years, spent in poverty and exile in Europe following his release from an English prison for the crime of gross indecency between men. Despite repeat...

An ideal husband

Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs. Chieveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to...

Wilde

Notorious poet and playwright Oscar Wilde devours all that life has to offer, but there's only so much that late Victorian England will tolerate. As Wilde delves into a taboo world of unrealized homosexual desire, his li...

Oscar Wilde and the Vatican murders —Brandreth, Gyles Daubeney, 1948-

Authors Oscar Wilde and Arthur Conan Doyle team up to find a determined killer whose victims are tied to the inner workings of the Roman Catholic Church.

Jack the Ripper : case closed —Brandreth, Gyles Daubeney, 1948- author.

London. 1894. 'I am not a detective, chief constable.' 'No, but you are a poet, a freemason and a man of the world. All useful qualifications for the business in hand.' So says Police Chief Macnaghten to Oscar Wilde, in ...

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