The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost

by Oscar Wilde
The Canterville Ghost

The Canterville Ghost

by Oscar Wilde


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This is the humorous tale of a malevolent English ghost who discovers there is no peace for the wicked when a rambunctious American family moves into his ancestral home. The Canterville Ghost is among the many stories Oscar Wilde wrote as a young man wherein a child enlightens an adult.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789395034852
Publisher: HAWK PRESS
Publication date: 06/10/1994
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.17(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

About The Author
Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) was a Dublin-born poet and playwright who studied at the Portora Royal School, before attending Trinity College and Magdalen College, Oxford. The son of two writers, Wilde grew up in an intellectual environment. As a young man, his poetry appeared in various periodicals including Dublin UniversityMagazine. In 1881, he published his first book Poems, an expansive collection of his earlier works. His only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, was released in 1890 followed by the acclaimed plays Lady Windermere’s Fan (1893) and The Importance of Being Earnest (1895).

Date of Birth:

October 16, 1854

Date of Death:

November 30, 1900

Place of Birth:

Dublin, Ireland

Place of Death:

Paris, France


The Royal School in Enniskillen, Dublin, 1864; Trinity College, Dublin, 1871; Magdalen College, Oxford, England, 1874
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