Book #58739

Built of Books: How Reading Defined the Life of Oscar Wilde - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Thomas Wright

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2008.
ISBN: 0805089934

Price: $50.00

A Fine first Edition/First Printing in a like dust-jacket, each of which has two small indentations on the front surfaces and mild edgewear.

In this detailed and captivating biography, Wright tells the story of Oscar Wilde, one of the most brilliant and prolific writers in English history. From his earliest years, Wilde was consumed by reading, devouring any and all books he could get his hands on. Wright explores the influence reading had on Wilde's life and work, detailing his life as a writer, his scandalous trials and tribulations, and his lasting legacy.; 8vo; 370 pages.