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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, and other stories

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Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, and other stories
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: B006F644ZU
Number of pages: 272

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A publication of 1891, Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories by Oscar Wilde revolves around the differences between people of various cultures and social classes. The motif of the sanctity and the priority of duty are common themes to all the stories. The collection also brings out Wilde's fascination with the supernatural and with the darker side of human nature.

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