The Last Days of Oscar Wilde by John Vanderslice

Meet Oscar Wilde. His life is ending.

The year is 1898. Wilde’s once esteemed reputation is in ruins.

After the scandal, after the trial, and after the incarceration at Reading Gaol, Wilde lives in precarious exile in Paris. His friends urge him to start another great work, a new play or poem. But Wilde’s attention is elsewhere: on the mysteries of art, on the demands of love, and on a final great flowering of the spirit.

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