"There are some people who are not only attractive but substantially ahead of their time. Vincent Van Gogh, the Dutch post-impressionist master, was one such. He famously sold just one painting in his lifetime, only to have his works become most admired and colossally expensive, a century, more or less, after his death. Van Gogh’s contemporary, the Oxford-educated six ft four inches tall Irishman Oscar Wilde, is the subject of this book by Roy Morris Junior. Morris, writing recently, seems to accompany Wilde on his travels across America in 1882, with a lightness of touch and texture that his subject would have approved of..."
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