The Wilde Album

Merlin Holland

Collected for the first time, The Wilde Album is an intimate and revealing collection of over 150 photographs of the great Irish wit, writer and thinker Oscar Wilde. The book is a family album of Wilde’s life from early childhood, through fame and infamy and finally imprisonment ,before dying in Paris in 1900. Gathered together by Wilde’s grandson, Merlin Holland, the collection contains pictures of Wilde both in public and in private, it also contains contemporary cartoons that brings alive the world and the life of the legendary decadent at the end of the last century. Both in colour and black-and-white, The Wilde Album is an ideal gift for all Wilde fans.