A Florentine Tragedy

A Florentine Tragedy

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A Florentine Tragedy

A Florentine Tragedy

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When Oscar Wilde was arrested at an Hotel in Sloane Street in April, 1895, he asked me to go to his house, 16 Tite Street, Chelsea, in order to secure his unpublished MSS. These consisted chiefly of "The Duchess of Padua," the enlarged version of "Mr. W. H." and "A Florentine Tragedy." On reaching the house I found that the door of his library had been locked. He subsequently wrote from Holloway Prison and again asked if I had found any of the MSS. Accompanied by another of his friends I obtained access to the room, but was unable to find the missing works. A remarkable feature of the case was that all the published MSS. were lying . . .

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