Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, And Other Stories Annotated

Predný obal
Independently Published, 2. 1. 2021 - 158 strán (strany)
4 Recenzie
Recenzie nie sú overované, ale Google kontroluje prítomnosť falošného obsahu a po jeho identifikácii ho odstraňuje
"Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, And Other Stories is a collection of short semi-comic mystery stories that were written by Oscar Wilde and published in 1891. This story was first published in The Court and Society Review, in late 1887. The main character, Lord Arthur Savile, is introduced by Lady Windermere to Mr Septimus R. Podgers, a chiromantist, who reads his palm and tells him that it is his destiny to be a murderer. Lord Arthur wants to marry, but decides he has no right to do so until he has committed the murder.His first attempted murder victim is his elderly Aunt Clementina, who suffers from heartburn. Pretending it is medicine, Lord Arthur gives her a capsule of poison."

Čo hovoria ostatní - Napísať recenziu

Recenzie nie sú overované, ale Google kontroluje prítomnosť falošného obsahu a po jeho identifikácii ho odstraňuje

LibraryThing Review

Prehľad pre používateľa  - quondame - LibraryThing

The wry distanced tone in which these stories are composed and the consistent observations on the characters are mostly at odds with other tonal elements in these stories and the last is largely a ... Čítať celú recenziu

LibraryThing Review

Prehľad pre používateľa  - meandmybooks - LibraryThing

Delicious fun! This is along the lines of “The Importance of Being Earnest” or “An Ideal Husband,” only in short story format rather than a play. Ridiculous, witty, and charming, this story adds a ... Čítať celú recenziu

Bibliografické informácie