The Duchess of Padua

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The Duchess of Padua by Oscar Wilde

Author: Oscar Wilde | Published: 1883

The Duchess of Padua

The Duchess of Padua weaves a captivating tale of a young man named Guido, who was left in the care of a man he calls his uncle as a baby. When he receives a mysterious notice to meet a man in the city of Padua, Guido embarks on a journey to find out the truth about his parentage. Upon arriving in Padua, Guido is manipulated by Moranzone to abandon his only friend, Ascanio, and dedicate himself to avenging his father’s death who died at the hands of the Duke of Padua, Simone Gesso. Find out more about The Duchess of Padua at

About Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde is one of the most renowned and celebrated writers of all time. Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1854, Wilde was a brilliant writer who wrote plays, novels, essays and poems that are still widely read today. His works often combined wit, satire and humor with themes of morality and religion.

Wilde's plays include The Importance of Being Earnest, An Ideal Husband and Lady Windermere's Fan which have been adapted for both stage and screen versions over the years. He also wrote several novels such as The Picture of Dorian Gray which explored his famous aestheticism philosophy which celebrated beauty in art above all else. In addition to his writing career he was also known for being an outspoken critic on topics such as gender roles, politics and sexuality during the Victorian era when such ideas were considered controversial by many people. Find out more about Oscar Wilde at

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