The Ballad of Reading Gaol

  • by Oscar Wilde
  • Narrated by Donald Sinden
  • 0 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"The Ballad of Reading Gaol" is a poem by Oscar Wilde, written in exile, either in Berneval or Dieppe, France, after his release from Reading Gaol on or about the 19th of May 1897. During his imprisonment, a hanging took place. This had a profound effect on Wilde, inspiring the famous line "we all are guilty of killing the thing we love."

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-13-2010
  • Publisher: Whiteroom Music Ltd