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Wilde's celebrated witticisms on the dangers of sincerity, duplicitous biographers, the stupidity of the English - and his own genius.

'It would be unfair to expect other people to be as remarkable as oneself'
Wilde's celebrated witticisms on the dangers of sincerity, duplicitous biographers, the stupidity of the English - and his own genius.
One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780241251805

    May 2, 2016

    Penguin Classics

    64 pages

    RRP $2.99

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  • EBook

    9780241251812

    March 3, 2016

    Penguin eBooks

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The Picture of Dorian Gray: Popular Penguins
Picture Of Dorian Gray
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime
The Best of Oscar Wilde: Selected Plays and Writings
De Profundis And Other Prison Writings
The Happy Prince and Other Stories: Popular Penguins
The Decay Of Lying
The Canterville Ghost, The Happy Prince And Other Stories
The Ballad Of Reading Gaol And Other Poems
The Happy Prince & Other Stories
Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde
Mod Lib The Importance Of Being Earnest
Complete Short Fiction
The Soul Of Man Under Socialism And Selected Critical Prose
Mod Lib De Profundis
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays
Mod Lib The Picture Of Dorian Gray
Nothing...Except My Genius
The Happy Prince And Other Tales
Plays, Prose Writings And Poems
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Selfish Giant

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Emma
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Great Expectations
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The Year Everything Changed
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Crime And Punishment
Frankenstein
The Handmaid's Tale
The Great Gatsby
For Whom The Bell Tolls
All Quiet on the Western Front
The Grapes Of Wrath
To The Lighthouse
Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition
Blitzed
If On A Winter's Night A Traveller