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Though many people only know Oscar Wilde as an aphorist and a playwright I think it is his prose where his genius truly manifests itself. This edition is a great and very affordable opportunity to own all of Wilde including prose (such as his celebrated novel 'The portrait of Dorian Grey' the autobiographical 'De profundis' and his stories and fairytales) plays (such as 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and 'The Ideal husband') his critical works ('The Decay of Lying' etc) and his poems.
I cannot find a single line of Wilde that is boring, poorly written. If you want to read an elegantly written yet profound and touching book you can do no better. I was initially going to award this with 5 stars but it occurs me that there is a bitter irony in having the works of a celebrated aesthete sold for £4.99. Wilde adored beauty and elegance and this edition is not in keeping with his artistic credo. It is obviously cheap, vulnerable to tear and wear and impractical to carry around -it is not so very heavy as the paper is thin but I find that carrying it around and reading it in trains results to tears (mostly of the pages).
However contrary to my idol I believe that it is better to read a masterpiece in a cheap edition than being ignorant of his work and if you can afford a more luxurious edition this might be a good place to start.