I saw "Lady Windemere's Fan" the other day. Great fun, well presented, and beautifully dressed,
so apt and appropriate to our scene. The book really ought to be in the list of set books for the PGCP
(Post Graduate Certificate in Punting).
"He knows the price of everything and the value of nothing!" Wilde really was on a par with Shaw, and maybe even Shakespeare, and so we slung him in Reading Goal to rot, and even there his heart was big enough to write the passionate Ballad of that grim place, in compassion for the wretched trooper sentenced to swing.