The Happy Prince and Other Stories: Popular Penguins

Author: Oscar Wilde

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SKU: 9780141195193

In this haunting, magical fairy-tale collection, Oscar Wilde beautifully evokes (among others) the Happy Prince who was not so happy after all, the Selfish Giant who learned to love little children and the Star Child who did not love his parents as much as he should. Each of the stories shines with poetry and magic and will be enjoyed by children of every age.

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Book Cover: The Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde

Published here alongside their evocative original illustrations, these fairy tales, as Oscar Wilde himself explained, were written 'partly for children, and partly for those who have kept the childlike faculties of wonder and joy.'

Published here alongside their evocative original illustrations, these fairy tales, as Oscar Wilde himself explained, were written 'partly for children, and partly for those who have kept the childlike...

Published: 25/11/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780451531070
RRP: $8.99
Book Cover:  De Profundis and Other Writings
'De Profundis' is an epistolic account of Oscar Wilde's spiritual journey while in prison, and describes his conversion from his previous belief in pleasure and decadence to his new, shocking conviction that 'the supreme vice is shallowness'.
'De Profundis' is an epistolic account of Oscar Wilde's spiritual journey while in prison, and describes his conversion from his previous belief in pleasure and decadence to his new, shocking conviction that 'the supreme vice is shallowness'.
Published: 08/02/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140439908
RRP: $9.95
Book Cover: The Best of Oscar Wilde: Selected Plays and Writings
Oscar Wilde's infamous wit, taste for scandal, and gift for revealing the hypocrisies of fashionable society are on display here in this collection of his finest plays.
Oscar Wilde's infamous wit, taste for scandal, and gift for revealing the hypocrisies of fashionable society are on display here in this collection of his finest plays.
Published: 30/01/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780451532220
RRP: $8.99
Book Cover: The Picture of Dorian Gray: Penguin English Library

A story of evil, debauchery, and scandal, Oscar Wilde's only novel tells of Dorian Gray, a beautiful yet corrupt man. When he wishes that a perfect portrait of himself would bear the signs of ageing in his place, the picture becomes his hideous secret, as it follows Dorian's own downward spiral into cruelty and depravity.

The Picture of Dorian Gray is a masterpiece of deals made in fear and ignorance...

A story of evil, debauchery, and scandal, Oscar Wilde's only novel tells of Dorian Gray, a beautiful yet corrupt man. When he wishes that a perfect portrait of himself would bear the signs of ageing in...

Published: 10/08/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141199498
RRP: $9.95
Book Cover: The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays

A universal favorite, The Importance of Being Earnest displays Oscar Wilde's wit and theatrical genius at their brilliant best.  Subtitled 'A Trivial Comedy for Serious People,' this hilarious attack on Victorian manners and morals turns a pompous world on its head, lets duplicity lead to happiness, and makes riposte the highest form of art.  Written, according to Wilde, 'by a butterfly for...

A universal favorite, The Importance of Being Earnest displays Oscar Wilde's wit and theatrical genius at their brilliant best.  Subtitled 'A Trivial Comedy for Serious People,' this hilarious attack...

Published: 19/03/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780451531896
RRP: $6.99
Book Cover: The Picture of Dorian Gray: Popular Penguins
Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray is the story of a man who makes a devilish pact never to grow old. Dorian Gray remains forever young, indulging in unspeakable pleasures while his portrait bears the mark of his corrupt existence. A beautifully decadent tale of the destructive allure of perpetual youth, The Picture of Dorian Gray is a masterpiece of Victorian gothic horror.
Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray is the story of a man who makes a devilish pact never to grow old. Dorian Gray remains forever young, indulging in unspeakable pleasures while his portrait bears...
Published: 01/09/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141037684
RRP: $9.95
Book Cover:  Lady Windermere's Fan

COMPLETE AND UNABRIDGED

'Good people do a great deal of harm in this world.  Certainly the greatest harm they do is that they make badness of such extraordinary importance.  It is absurd to divide people into good and bad.  People are either charming or tedious . . . '


COMPLETE AND UNABRIDGED

'Good people do a great deal of harm in this world.  Certainly the greatest harm they do is that they make badness of such extraordinary importance.  It is absurd to divide...

Published: 06/07/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141197937
RRP: $9.95
Book Cover: The Soul of Man Under Socialism and Selected Critical Prose

Selection includes The Portrait of Mr W.H., Wilde's defence of Dorian Gray, reviews, and the writings from 'Intentions' (1891): 'The Decay of Lying, 'Pen, Pencil, Poison', and 'The Critic as Artist'.

Selection includes The Portrait of Mr W.H., Wilde's defence of Dorian Gray, reviews, and the writings from 'Intentions' (1891): 'The Decay of Lying, 'Pen, Pencil, Poison', and 'The Critic as Artist'.

Published: 30/10/2001
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140433876
RRP: $9.95
Published:28/06/2010
Format:Paperback, 204 pages
RRP:$9.95
price:AUD $9.95
ISBN-13:9780141195193
ISBN-10:0141195193
Publisher:Penguin UK

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23 Apr 2014
New novel by Steve Toltz to be published in 2015
Penguin Australia is delighted to have acquired the highly anticipated second novel by Steve Toltz, Quicksand, to be published in Australia and New Zealand next year.
Quicksand will also be published in the UK and elsewhere in the Commonwealth by Sceptre in 2015.

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