review Truly Wilde The Unsettling Story of Dolly Wilde Oscar's Unusual Niece ↠ E-book or Kindle E-pub

review Truly Wilde The Unsettling Story of Dolly Wilde Oscar's Unusual Niece

review Truly Wilde The Unsettling Story of Dolly Wilde Oscar's Unusual Niece ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ü ➚ [KINDLE] ❄ Truly Wilde The Unsettling Story of Dolly Wilde Oscar's Unusual Niece By Joan Schenkar ➤ – A born writer who neR she went she drenched her prodigious talents in liuids and chemicals burnt up her opportunities in flamboyant affairs and created continuous sensations by the ways in which she seemed to be re living the life of her infamous Wilde The Unsettling Story of eBook #218 uncle In this revolutionary Wilde The Unsettling PDF #10003 and very modern biography Joan Schenkar provides a fascinating look at what it means to live with th. This is a weird somewhat interesting but mostly tedious and almost surreal book about Dolly Wilde Oscar Wilde's niece The author seems infatuated with her and has written hundreds of pages describing the possibilities of her wit and intellect where in fact she appears to have never done anything except run around with the fast crowd of Paris and London in the 20's 30's— oh and she was one of Natalie Barney's lovers— in competition with Romaine Brooks— so that's interesting of course but the lengthy analyses of Dolly's addictions and unhappiness and unproductive life proved uite tedious for me after awhile I kept reading because I kept thinking there must be something to the book but when I finished I realized that there was not

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E talents but not the achievements of biography's usual subjects those obliterating winners like Dolly's uncle Oscar whose stories have almost erased riveting histories like Dolly's own And she uncovers never before published evidence of the Wilde The Unsettling Story of eBook #218 hidden life of the Wilde family and of the extraordinary salon society of Natalie Clifford Barney Dolly Wilde's longest and most fatal attachment. I expected to love this book I am obsessed with Oscar Wilde and was ecstatic to find out that he had a lesbian niece living in 1920s Paris But Joan Schenkar is obviously not a non fiction writer and ruins her account of this fascinating woman's life by indulging in flowery language hyperbole supposition and jumbled disorienting storytelling Nonetheless this book is still a valuable resource for any Wilde lover from the bits you can glean through the overwrought over long prose the timeline of Dolly's life uotes from her letters photographs and details from interviews by the author

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Truly Wilde The Unsettling Story of Dolly Wilde Oscar's Unusual NieceA born The Unsettling Epub #217 writer who never completed the creative life promised by her famous name and gorgeous imagination Dolly Wilde was charged with charm brilliantly witty changeable as refracting light and loaded with sexual allure She made her career in the salons and in the bedrooms of some of London's and Paris' most Truly Wilde MOBI #8608 interesting women and men Attracting people of taste and talent whereve. I've returned to this book several times over the years Ever since I first read this I have been captivated by the life of Dolly Wilde and this book captured the personality of a person of who so few things are really known that I find that alone remarkable She was fascinating and tragic An artist of the spoken word who in another era might have become a public figure worshiped like Margaret Cho or other witty women She was involved in the Natalie Clifford Barney salon of the 1920s in Paris as well as the decadent and bitchy lesbian scene that revolved around it She was in many ways the female lesbian flapper version of her decadent uncle and died a similar tragic death in her mid 40s