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The Unauthorized Letters of Oscar Wilde

HEMINGWAY FIRST NOVEL PRIZE Critical Comment: D.T. Max, New York Times Book Review: "Exceptional, smart and playful, a novel of quiet seductions. An imagined correspondence between Wilde and the author that turns into a drama of cross-century friendship." Merlin Holland; author, grandson of Oscar Wilde:"A charming read. I'm sure Grandfather would have seen the fun of it." Hillary Hemingway; Director, Hemingway Literary Festival: "What a delight to discover this unique voice. The novel is already the buzz of New York." Jill Jackson,Syndicated columnist, King Features:"A brilliant correspondence, beautifully written and researched. Very funny stuff." Ellis Hanson, Author, "Decadence & Catholicism":"A style so conversational and amusing, it felt like Holloway was sitting at my dinner table. Postmodern parallels with Wilde abound theatre is transmogrified into TV commercials, rentboys into go-go types in a hustler bar, Reading Gaol into a psycho-prison for sexual outcasts. They make for interesting echoes and dissonances between decadence and post-modernism, aestheticism and camp, innuendo and outness, sex as gross indecency and sex as medical problem." Giovanna Franci,Professor of English, University of Bologna, Italy:"What a wonderful concept! Beautifully realized! I couldn't put it down." LINER NOTES: In February of 1993, enroute from Capetown, South Africa to Los Angeles, during a lay-over at London?s Cadogan Hotel, C. Robert Holloway is convinced he witnessed the arrest of O

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