(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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1.30 am: the forgiving moon, the penitent sea, hiding and sheltering me
The wonderful Olivia Laing on the starman's isolation
1 am: the naked moon, the silent sea, too beautiful to betray
3 am: the moon calms the sea, and sees through me