The Model Millionaire (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins, Apr 28, 2009 - Fiction - 224 pages
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Playwright, poet, essayist, flamboyant man-about-town, Oscar Wilde pack an astonishing amount of work, genius, and controversy into two short decades, producing masterworks in every literary genre. This selection includes almost all of his short stories, including "The Canterville Ghost," "The Fisherman and his Soul," and "The Remarkable Rocket."

Alongside THE MODEL MILLIONAIRE, Harper Perennial will publish the short fiction of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Herman Melville, Willa Cather, Leo Tolstoy, and Stephen Crane to be packaged in a beautifully designed, boldly colorful boxset in the aim to attract contemporary fans of short fiction to these revered masters of the form. Also, in each of these selections will appear a story from one of the new collections being published in the "Summer of the Short Story." A story from Simon Van Booy's forthcoming collection, LOVE BEGINS IN WINTER, will be printed at the back of this volume.

  

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Review: The Model Millionaire: Stories

User Review  - Viji Sarath(Bookish endeavors) - Goodreads

It was a nice story. I haven't read any 'nice' stories by Oscar Wilde till now. The plot is like a Cindrella story. Even though the plot seems un-Wilde,the dialogues show his dark humor and satire ... Read full review

Review: The Model Millionaire: Stories

User Review  - Viji (Bookish endeavors) - Goodreads

It was a nice story. I haven't read any 'nice' stories by Oscar Wilde till now. The plot is like a Cindrella story. Even though the plot seems un-Wilde,the dialogues show his dark humor and satire ... Read full review

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Born in Ireland in 1856, Oscar Wilde was a noted essayist, playwright, fairy tale writer and poet, as well as an early leader of the Aesthetic Movement. His plays include: An Ideal Husband, Salome, A Woman of No Importance, and Lady Windermere's Fan. Among his best known stories are The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Canterville Ghost.

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