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[Ebook] ↠ The Selfish Giant Author Oscar Wilde – Eiyo.us

The Selfish Giant Playwright, Poet, Essayist, Flamboyant Man About Town, Oscar Wilde Pack An Astonishing Amount Of Work, Genius, And Controversy Into Two Short Decades, Producing Masterworks In Every Literary Genre This Selection Includes Almost All Of His Short Stories, Including The Canterville Ghost, The Fisherman And His Soul, And The Remarkable RocketAlongside THE MODEL MILLIONAIRE, Harper Perennial Will Publish The Short Fiction Of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Herman Melville, Willa Cather, Leo Tolstoy, And Stephen Crane To Be Packaged In A Beautifully Designed, Boldly Colorful Boxset In The Aim To Attract Contemporary Fans Of Short Fiction To These Revered Masters Of The Form Also, In Each Of These Selections Will Appear A Story From One Of The New Collections Being Published In The Summer Of The Short Story A Story From Simon Van Booy S Forthcoming Collection, LOVE BEGINS IN WINTER, Will Be Printed At The Back Of This Volume

    10 thoughts on “[Ebook] ↠ The Selfish Giant Author Oscar Wilde – Eiyo.us


  1. says:

    Don t you tell me that you have not read this one The sign that got trapped in the labyrinth of my 3rd grade mind reading his English Gulmohar was this Got burnt into my memory And that is how I dug this books out of my pensive to add it here on Goodreads by searching for this sign.Oscar Wilde knows how to tickle the juvenile readers.Walls are made to keep dangers out But if those bricks and mortars start eroding the warmth inside, they should be done away with The giant constructs a wall, Don t you tell me that you have not read this one The sign that got trapped in the labyrinth of my 3rd grade mind reading his English Gulmohar was this Got burnt into my memory And that is how I dug this books out of my pensive to add it here on Goodreads by searching for this sign.Oscar Wilde knows how to tickle the juvenile readers.Walls are made to keep dangers out But if those bricks and mo...


  2. says:

    I have read enough of Oscar Wilde to have come to believe he was not a religious man, but this short story, this fable, makes me think otherwise It has a powerful message and at the end there is a distinct reference to Jesus Christ and Heaven.


  3. says:

    I loved this classic fairy tale when I was a child and I have had great pleasure in reading this story to my children and grandchildren Published in 1888 by Oscar Wilde A timeless classic children s story Pure nostalgia.


  4. says:

    It s good that this title appears at the top of my list The Selfish Giant has long been one of my favorite stories I remember listening to my mother read it as we sat on our front porch on a lazy California afternoon Just as she did, I also cry when I read this touching story to my children.There are few books outside the canon of scripture that I would count as spiritually powerful and fully illustrative of the love of God as this short story Take the time today to read it to your childre It s good that this title appears at the top of my list The Selfish Giant has long been one of my favorite stories I remember listening to my mother read it as we sat on our front porch on a lazy California aftern...


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  6. says:

    I own many books by Oscar Wilde, including a book of stories that contains a version of this story, but I haven t read that book since my childhood years.So, because of the Jesus allusions, it ended up being not my cup of tea at all I assume that as I child I didn t get the Christian Jesus connection and I probably was able to enjoy itbecause of that.But, up until the end I appreciated and enjoyed the story and the illustrations that are in this edition.It s a lovely fairy tale and if the I own many books by Oscar Wilde, including a book of stories that contains a version of this story, but I haven t read that book since my childhood years.So, because of th...


  7. says:

    Wonderful I have recently discovered these fairytales by Oscar Wilde This is the second one I have listened to via the audible app using their new feature, channels I am delighted Surprise ending that ...


  8. says:

    Utterly beautiful.On the surface a traditional fairy tale, though Wilde wrote it as a religious parable, however as a five ar six year old it wasn t a subtext I was aware of The plot centres around a giant who puts a wall around his beautiful garden to stop children playing in it, and in doing so, stops Spring from entering as well as them One day the children find a cranny though which to kreep back into the garden and duly Sprin...


  9. says:

    This is a visually beautiful book The illustrations are detailed and will keep the attention of a child for a while as they look for all that is there I knew nothing of the story and was pleasantly surprised to find a lovely Christian folk like tale.


  10. says:

    The Selfish Giant was one of my favourite books as a child, and upon reading it again there were a lot of themes and symbols that as a child i was oblivious to The story is about a Selfish Giant who owns a home with a beautiful garden Upon returning to his home he discovers the local children playing in his garden, the sun shining and birds chirping The Giant was enraged that the children had been playing in his garden, so he chased them all away and built a huge wall with a sign saying tres The Selfish Giant was one of my favourite books as a child, and upon reading it again there were a lot of themes and symbols that as a child i was oblivious to The story is about a Selfish Giant who owns a home with a beautiful garden Upon returning to his home he discovers the local children playing in his garden, the sun shining and birds chirping The Giant was enraged that the children had been playing in his garden, so he chased them all away and built a huge wall with a sign saying trespassers will be prosecuted Months passed with the children having nowhere to play while the giant kept the garden ...

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