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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 (UK Adult)

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Also by Oscar Wilde

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
Lady Windermere's Fan
The Decay Of Lying
The Happy Prince and Other Stories: Popular Penguins
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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Autumn
Of All That Ends
Writing Home
The Bottom Corner
A Smell of Burning
Trials
The Swordfish and the Star
Rosetta
That's Not English
Leaving Before the Rains Come
Building
Our Word Is Our Weapon
Do You Mr Jones?
Reading Myself And Others
Bodies In Motion and At Rest
Gift from the Sea