The Model Millionaire Wilde Oscar
Oscar Wilde upholds his reputation for literary wit from the first line of this 1887 short story: "Unless one is wealthy there is no use in being a charming fellow." The young Hugh Erskine wants to get married, but his bride's father declares him too poor. Dejected, Erskine gives his last coin to a beggar who is posing for a portrait. This clever story takes a turn for the better at the end, proving that kindness to strangers reaps unexpected rewards.
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 storie
"The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything." Many of the most memorable Oscar Wilde epigrams come from his tales and short stories. Enjoy an eclectic collection of tales by Oscar Wilde and Beatrix Potter. This volume includes: "The Model Millionaire" and "The Remarkable Rocket" by Oscar Wilde, as well as "The Roly Poly Pudding" and "The Tailor of Gloucester" by Beatrix Potter.
A colourful palette of short stories featuring artists and their love of paintings. "Rose Rose" by Barry Pain "The Cat" by E.F. Benson "The Model Millionaire" by Oscar Wilde "A Queer Night in Paris" by Guy de Maupassant "Portrait of a Lady" by Jerome K. Jerome "Miss Harriet" by Guy de Maupassant "The Oval Portrait" by Edgar Allan Poe "My Adventure at Chislehurst" by A.
Introduction (by V. Holland) Part One. Stories Chapter 1. "The Picture of Dorian Gray Chapter 2. "Lord Arthur Savile's Crime Chapter 3. "The Canterville Ghost Chapter 4. "The Sphinx Without a Secret Chapter 5. "The Model Millionaire Chapter 6. "A House of Pomegranates Chapter 7. "The Young King Chapter 8. "The Birthday of the Infant Chapter 9. "The Fisherman and His Soul Chapter 10.
Here is some of Oscar Wilde's finest short fiction: Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, The Canterville Ghost, The Model Millionaire, The Sphinx without a Secret and The Portrait of Mr W.H. The range of Wilde's talent and wit is fully evident in this diverse mix
¢â -Å Lord Arthur Savile ¢â -â ¢s Crime ¢â - is a masterpiece of polished cynicism in which poison, explosive clocks, and finally murder forerun married bliss. Also included are: ¢â -Å The Canterville Ghost, ¢â - ¢â -Å The Model Millionaire, ¢â - ¢â -Å The Young King, ¢â - ¢â -Å The Fisherman and His Soul, ¢â - ¢â -Å The Happy Prince, ¢â - ¢â -Å The Devoted Friend, ¢â - and ¢â -Å The Portrait of Mr.
A fabulous collection of stories about the fabulously rich, the grindingly poor, sudden wealth, odd inheritances, greed and generosity. "The Inconsiderate Waiter" by J.M. Barrie "The One Million Pound Bank Note" by Mark Twain "Alf's Dream" by W.W. Jacobs "One Thousand Dollars" by O. Henry "The Model Millionaire" by Oscar Wilde "In the Family" by W.W.
A timeless collection of classic short stories by some of the master storytellers of the world. "Old Iron" by Stacy Aumonier "Odor of Chrysanthemums" by D.H. Lawrence "The Idiot" by Arnold Bennett "Miss Harriet" by Guy de Maupassant "Red Hanrahan" by W.B. Yeats "The Doll's House" by Katherine Mansfield "The Devil's Spectacles" by Wilkie Collins "The Model Millionaire" by Oscar Wilde "Miss Bracegirdle Does Her Duty" by Stacy Aumonier "The Piece of String" by Guy de Maupassant "Glad Ghosts" by D.
A glittering collection of some of the world's finest short stories, including: "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe "The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant "The Mezzotint" by M.R. James "The Phantom Rickshaw" by Rudyard Kipling "The Withered Arm" by Thomas Hardy "The Model Millionaire" by Oscar Wilde "The Monkey's Paw" by W.W. Jacobs "An Uncomfortable Bed" by Guy de Maupassant "The Mortal Immortal" by Mary Shelley "The Black Cat" by Edgar Allan Poe "Sredni Vashtar" by Saki "The Nose" by Nicolai Gogol "Regret" by Kate Chopin "One Thousand Dollars" by O.
A glittering collection of fifty classic short stories. Some stories in this collection include: "The Hoop" by Fedor Sologub, "The Apple Tree" by Katherine Mansfield, "The Model Millionaire" by Oscar Wilde, and "A Falling Out" by Kenneth Grahame.