Oscar Wilde Mysteries
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    Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance

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    • By Gyles Brandreth
    • Narrated By Bill Wallis
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    London, 1889. Oscar Wilde, celebrated poet, wit, playwright, and raconteur is the literary sensation of his age. All Europe lies at his feet. Yet when he chances across the naked corpse of sixteen-year-old Billy Wood, posed by candlelight in a dark stifling attic room, he cannot ignore the brutal murder. With the help of fellow author Arthur Conan Doyle he sets out to solve the crime - but it is Wilde's unparalleled access to all degrees of late Victorian life, from society drawing rooms to the underclass, that will prove the decisive factor in their investigation....

    connie says: "needs glue"
    needs glue

    I started listening with great expectations, based on the novel's inventive premise; this often sets me up to under-evaluate a book. I expected a cle..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 13 2011 by connie (Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada)
  • 2

    Oscar Wilde and a Game Called Murder: Oscar Wilde Mysteries, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Gyles Brandreth
    • Narrated By Bill Wallis
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    "I see murder in this unhappy hand...." When Mrs. Robinson, palmist to the Prince of Wales, reads Oscar Wilde's hand she cannot know what she has predicted. Nor can Oscar know what he has set in motion when, that same evening, he proposes a game of "Murder" in which each of his Sunday Supper Club guests must write down those whom they would like to kill. For the fourteen "victims" begin to die mysteriously, one by one, and in the order in which their names were drawn from the bag....

    A.E. says: "Luncheon with Mr. Wilde"
    Luncheon with Mr. Wilde

    If you've ever entertained the desire to hobnob with Oscar Wilde, this book is for you. Though I found the mystery engaging and at times intense, the ..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 14 2012 by A.E. (United States)
  • 3

    Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man's Smile: The Oscar Wilde Mysteries, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Gyles Brandreth
    • Narrated By Bill Wallis
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    Oscar Wilde, aged 27, has come to the city of decadence to discover its charms, to rekindle his friendship with the divine Sarah Bernhardt, and to collaborate with France’s most celebrated actor-manager, Edmond La Grange. Oscar discovers dark secrets lying at the heart of the La Grange company, and is confronted by murders both foul and bizarre. To solve the crimes, to unravel the mystery, Oscar risks his life - and his reputation - embarking on a dangerous adventure that takes him from bohemian night clubs to an asylum for the insane.

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    Oscar Wilde and the Vampire Murders

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