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Oscar Wilde and a death of no importance : [a mystery]

Author: Gyles Daubeney Brandreth
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Narrating the tale from his old age, poet Robert Sherard enjoys recalling the summer of 1889, when his friend Wilde was still celebrated and happily married. After discovering the butchered body of handsome young Billy Wood, Wilde fetches Sherard and his new friend Arthur Conan Doyle, but upon returning to the scene, they find neither body nor blood.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Arthur Conan Doyle; Oscar Wilde; Arthur Conan Doyle; Oscar Wilde
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gyles Daubeney Brandreth
ISBN: 1416534830 9781416534839
OCLC Number: 861656298
Notes: "A Touchstone Book."
Originally published: Oscar Wilde and the candlelight murders. London : John Murray, 2007.
Description: 347 pages cm
Responsibility: Gyles Brandreth.

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Narrating the tale from his old age, poet Robert Sherard enjoys recalling the summer of 1889, when his friend Wilde was still celebrated and happily married. After discovering the butchered body of handsome young Billy Wood, Wilde fetches Sherard and his new friend Arthur Conan Doyle, but upon returning to the scene, they find neither body nor blood.

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Oscar Wilde and a Book of No Importance

by jjares (WorldCat user published 2017-04-10) Fair Permalink

To me, the book might be called, "Oscar Wilde and a Book of No Importance."  The only thing I like about it is the clearly Victorian and Edwardian atmosphere the author is successful in sharing about the time Wilde lived.

 

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