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Zuleika Dobson (Modern Library Paperbacks) by Max Beerbohm
The Book of My Enemy: Collected Verse 1958-2003 by Clive James
Son of Oscar Wilde by Vyvyan Holland
The Woman in White (Hardcover Classics) by Wilkie Collins
Good Living Street: The Fortunes of My Viennese Family by Tim Bonyhady
Why I Write (Penguin Great Ideas) by George Orwell
The Art of Travel by Alain De Botton
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CollectionsYour library (544), Antiquarian (3), Art and Architecture (30), Biography and Memoirs (79), Currently reading (2), Ebooks (1), Favorites (123), Historical fiction (108), Lost (277), Oscar Wilde and his peers (87), Oxford (16), Poetry (13), Read but unowned (22), Signed by author (14), To read (63), Wishlist (21), All collections (567)
Tagshistorical fiction (61), Victorian era (39), memoirs (36), literary biography (32), literary fiction (27), biography (23), books about books (22), fiction set in London (19), Paris (18), satire (16) — see all tags
To support my book habit, I edit for others. When I’m not working, reading or haunting bookshops, I write fiction, blog and drink absinthe with Oscar Wilde. I also curate http://www.librarything.com/catalog/OscarWildesLibrary.
I have started cataloguing Bram Stoker's library, too.
Update August 2013: The Wilde and Stoker libraries are currently on hold because of difficult personal circumstances and the loss of my library.
About my libraryI estimate that I had 500-600 books, which I started cataloguing at LibraryThing. In 2013, disaster struck and I lost most of my personal library, so many of the titles listed in my catalogue represent books that I once owned.
Favorite authorsJane Austen, Alain De Botton, Peter Carey, Clare Clark, E. M. Forster, John Fowles, Stephen Fry, John Galsworthy, Jane Harris, David Lodge, Ian McEwan, Andrew Miller, Sarah Waters, Oscar Wilde (Shared favorites)
Membership LibraryThing Early Reviewers/Member Giveaway
Account typepublic, lifetime
Member sinceAug 4, 2011
Currently readingThe fall of the house of Wilde : Oscar Wilde and his family by Emer O'Sullivan
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