Ballad of Reading Gaol
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - duck2ducks - LibraryThing
This beautifully-written six-chapter poem movingly portrays the monstrous inhumanity of prison life, and the stark-white hypocrisy of capital punishment. It also reminded me of Coleridge's Rime of the ... Read full review
BALLAD OF READING GAOLUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Woodstock's facsimile series takes a walk on the Wilde side with this poetry duo from 1898 and 1892, respectively. The former volume offers one long poem, while the latter contains about 50 shorter pieces. These reproductions additionally include scholarly introductions. Read full review