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The Importance of Being Oscar

Advantages: Wonderful book to dip in and out of
Disadvantages: I could probably live without some of the poems

...'Oscar Wilde,' wrote Richard Ellman in his epic 1988 biography. 'We only have to hear the great name to anticipate that what will be quoted as his will surprise and delight us. Among the writers identified with the 1890s, Wilde is the only one who everybo ...

Jake_Speed 14.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde - Oscar Wilde

Wild about Wilde

Advantages: Everything Oscar Wilde has written
Disadvantages: Cheap and tacky book won't last long

...Firstly Oscar Wilde was a genius and it follows that any complete collection of his works is therefore good. That siad a complete collection also has its flaws. Firstly the book is bulky and probably won't last long if your an avid reader. The print ...

Telute 30.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde - Oscar Wilde

excellent

Advantages: wit
Disadvantages: print

...this is a well presented edition. if i was to be a little critical i would say that the print is slightly too small for the pages but hten again it is an affordable edition of the complete works of oscar wilde and one can not demand too much. furthermore ...

lewiscrofts 17.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde - Oscar Wilde

The world through a poet's eyes

Advantages: A fantastic way to get to know a less well-known poet
Disadvantages: Not the complete published works

I first heard the name Norman MacCaig, or rather read it, on a good friend's book list on Facebook. Since the name was unfamiliar, I got curious and having searched Google I discovered that he was a Scottish poet. He had been largely based in Edinburgh, a ...

melinda3536 18.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Poems of Norman McCaig - Norman MacCaig

Brian Pattern's Armada

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A cracking book this is the best read ever! It starts with the armada, a magical concept brought about by the pure sheer genius of the author to the fore and lots of bloodshed alll the way through, so not something I would recommend for the under 12s, ho ...

JinxedJo 28.11.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Armada - Brian Patten