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Fairy tales of Oscar Wilde. [5], The happy prince

Author: P Craig Russell; Oscar Wilde
Publisher: New York : Nantier, Beal, Minoustchine, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The happy prince is arguably the most famous and well loved of Oscar Wilde's nine fairy tales, rivaled only by The selfish giant. It is also a very timely tale at a time of controversy over the increasing chasm between rich and poor...The happy prince has lived a life of opulence abut has died young and his soul inhabits a beautiful ruby encrusted statue covered in gold leaf. From his perch high above the city he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Adaptations Comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P Craig Russell; Oscar Wilde
ISBN: 9781561636266 1561636266 9781561636297 1561636290
OCLC Number: 813206599
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Other Titles: Happy prince
Responsibility: illustrated by P. Craig Russell.

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"The happy prince is arguably the most famous and well loved of Oscar Wilde's nine fairy tales, rivaled only by The selfish giant. It is also a very timely tale at a time of controversy over the increasing chasm between rich and poor...The happy prince has lived a life of opulence abut has died young and his soul inhabits a beautiful ruby encrusted statue covered in gold leaf. From his perch high above the city he is witness to all the poverty, misery, and hopelessness in which his people have been living. This is the story of his ultimate sacrifice on behalf of his people."--P. [4] of cover.

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