Wilde’s Last Stand: Decadence, Conspiracy and the First World War

(Duckworth / Arcade, USA, 1997).

Wilde’s heirs fight for his memory at a time of hysteria and prejudice.

‘Hoare has identified one of the key moments in the formation of the modern world, and he has documented it with dazzling brilliance’.
Simon Callow, Sunday Times.

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4 am: swimming under the bitten moon, the sea's biting cold, the dark shivering on the shore

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On Orton and Halliwell's library outrage: t.co/J9D3b76QDt @JoeOrtonWriter t.co/fXMTyQeBwz t.co/Xw9mSp4JAP

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sorry to be gendered (actually, no, I'm not), but this is why we need a woman to sort it out... t.co/kf5EBe0TfK

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@DavidLammy brilliant

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a brilliant act of intervention: with due acknowledgement to Joe Orton and Kenneth Halliwell t.co/J6CP2KvSm1