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.

Buy the book

 

next…

Philip’s Tweets

Philip Hoare's Twitter avatar
Philip Hoare
@philipwhale

the night is brilliant, and full of strangeness t.co/BDp5JH3fwI

Show Media
Tweet Media
Philip Hoare's Twitter avatar
Philip Hoare
@philipwhale

1 am: the sea is the only place that's not scary

Philip Hoare's Twitter avatar
Philip Hoare
@philipwhale

sleek-headed company in the water this morning, far better suited than me for this sort of thing; all tight and tum… t.co/GVJfhU4HNE

Philip Hoare's Twitter avatar
Philip Hoare
@philipwhale

the water is cold, and full of grebes

Philip Hoare's Twitter avatar
Philip Hoare
@philipwhale

6.30 am: in the sea, you're never not there