Weird tales from a master of drama and the written word Oscar Wilde genius as a playwright, author and poet is well kwn and highly regarded. The quality of his work has ensured that it has often been adapted for the cinema screen and the first chilling vel in this special Leonaur collection of Wilde's immaculate forays into the bizarre, haunting and peculiar is exception. 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' tells of a dissolute young man who is cursed as his physical self is separated from his soul with horrific consequences, creating an essential and timeless story of horror. Those who wish to enhance their enjoyment of that story will be pleased to learn that several other classic tales of earth bound spirits, hidden guilt, murder and psychic powers populate this volumes pages-each one beautifully and satisfyingly crafted by this most accomplished of writers. This collection is completed by a sequence of weird shorter pieces often described as 'fairy stories.' These tales of a decidedly adult nature are fabulous excursions into the fantastical which combine to make this book the ideal way for readers to enjoy all of Wilde's strange fiction in one collectable volume. Available in soft cover and also as a quality, cloth bound hardback, with head bands, a gold foil embossed spine and full colour dustwrapper-a credit to your bookcase.