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Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

26 min read

The Young King

The story of young prince, brought up as a goatherd, who becomes king on the death of his father and develops a deep fascination with the be

9 min read

The Model Millionaire

Hughie Erskine is good-looking but penniless and needs ten thousand pounds to wed the love of his life. Then he drops in on a painter friend

16 min read

The Happy Prince

The statue of a Prince asks a sparrow to help solve sad people in his city.

21 min read

The Remarkable Rocket

* Story contains bad language

A firework thinks he is really amazing and tells everyone so - but is he right?

68 min read

The Fisherman and his Soul

A fisherman accidently captures and falls in love with a mermaid but must make a sacrifice to be with her. A fairytale, reminiscent of , par

8 min read

The Selfish Giant

The tale of a selfish giant who closes his beautiful garden to children.

56 min read

The Portrait of Mr. W. H.

Who is the mysterious Mr. W. H. to whom Shakespere dedicated his sonnets? The validity of one bizarre theory hinges on a wonderful painting

21 min read

The Devoted Friend

What exactly is friendship? A miller has very strong opinions on the subject in this witty tale narrated by a bird.

36 min read

The Birthday of the Infanta

A spectacular party is thrown in honour of the Infanta of Spain's birthday; there are actors, jugglers, magicians - and a dancing dwarf. A

10 min read

The Sphinx Without a Secret

The story of a man's encounter with a painstakingly mysterious girlfriend.

55 min read

The Canterville Ghost

* Story contains bad language

When an American minister buys Canterville Chase, a long term resident's life (or death) is thrown into turmoil.

61 min read

Lord Arthur Savile's Crime

* Story contains bad language

A man is told by a palm reader that he will commit a murder. A satirical crime story that cleverly reverses the conventions of the genre.