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Oscar Wilde and a Game Called Murder: Book summary and reviews of Oscar Wilde and a Game Called Murder by Gyles Brandreth
Oscar Wilde and a Game Called Murder Summary
The second witty installment in an astonishingly authentic historical mystery series featuring detective Oscar Wilde and his partner in crime, Arthur Conan Doyle
Oscar Wilde and a Game Called Murder Reviews
"Starred Review. In British author Brandreth's impressive second Oscar Wilde mystery, the aesthete and playwright proves himself a brilliant and insightful sleuth." - Publishers Weekly.
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Gyles Brandreth Author Biography
Gyles Brandreth was born in a British Forces Hospital in
Germany, where, in the aftermath of the Second World War, his father, Charles
Brandreth, was serving as a legal officer with the Allied Control Commission and
counted among his colleagues, H Montgomery Hyde, who, in 1948, published the
first full account of the trials of Oscar Wilde. In 1974, at the Oxford Theatre
Festival, Brandreth produced the first stage version of The Trials of
Oscar Wilde, with Tom Baker as Wilde, and, in 2000, he edited the
transcripts of the trials for an audio production starring Martin Jarvis.
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