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Oscar Wilde and a Game Called Murder: A Mystery (Oscar Wilde Mysteries)

By: "Brandreth, Gyles"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Touchstone:

Seller ID: 9781416534846

ISBN: 1416534849

Condition: GOOD


The second witty installment in an astonishingly authentic historical mystery series featuring detective Oscar Wilde and his partner in crime, Arthur Conan Doyle It's 1892, and Wilde is the toast of London, riding high on the success of his play "Lady Windemere's Fan." While celebrating with friends at a dinner party he conjures up a game called "murder" that poses the question: Who would you most like to kill? Wilde and friends -- including Arthur Conan Doyle, Bram Stoker, and poet Robert Sherard (the novel's narrator) -- write the names of their "victims" on pieces of paper and choose t... View more info

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Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man's Smile: A Mystery (Oscar Wilde Mysteries)

By: "Brandreth, Gyles"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Touchstone:

Seller ID: 9781416534853

ISBN: 1416534857

Condition: GOOD


One of the shining stars of historical crime fiction returns with this eagerly anticipated addition to the series that Booklist hails as "pitch-perfect" and the Toronto Globe and Mail calls "a lot of fun." In Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man's Smile, the famous playwright and raconteur leaves England for a lecture tour in the United States, where he meets P.T. Barnum, sees Jumbo the Elephant, becomes involved in a saloon shoot out, and entertains Broadway's brightest stars. But soon Wilde becomes entangled with the LaGrange acting dynasty, whom he befriends aboard an ocean liner. Things are no... View more info