Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Gaol: A Mystery

by Gyles Brandreth (Author)
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In this new installment in the engaging mystery series Booklist called ?pitch-perfect? and ?enthralling??currently in development as a BBC television series?the incomparable playwright, novelist, raconteur, and now ex-convict Oscar Wilde faces his most fiendishly puzzling case yet.

Oscar Wilde has fled to France after his release from Reading Gaol. Tonight he is sharing a drink and the story of his cruel imprisonment with a mysterious stranger. Oscar has endured the treadmill, solitary confinement, censored letters, no writing materials. Yet even in the midst of such deprivation, his astonishing detective powers remain undiminished?and when first a brutal warder and then the prison chaplain are found murdered, who else should the governor turn to for help other than Reading Gaol?s most celebrated inmate?

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Publication date
May 14, 2013
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