Tom Paulin, 17 November 1983
Show More The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde by Peter Ackroyd.
Hamish Hamilton, 185 pp., £7.95, April 1983, 0 241 10964 7Show More
The Importance of Being Constance: A Biography of Oscar Wilde’s Wife by Joyce Bentley.
Hale, 160 pp., £8.75, May 1983, 0 7090 0538 5Show More
Mrs Oscar Wilde: A Woman of Some Importance by Anne ClarkAmor.
Sidgwick, 249 pp., £8.95, June 1983, 9780283989674Show More
“... but, heightened by the consciousness of love, they achieved another dimension of splendour.’ Anne ClarkAmor’s prose is less pestered with clichés, but she, too, sees Constance through Oscar, instead of establishing her as a separate personality. Thus Amor says at one ...”