I’ve reviewed the third Oscar Wilde mystery, the one I first encountered – Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man’s Smile. Excellent. Since then, courtesy of our excellent Cincinnati Public Library, I’ve read the first two. Author Gyles Brandreth, a Wilde biographer, did a fabulous job on Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance – quite the seamy side of London, and Arthur Conan Doyle helps solve the mystery. The second – A Game Called Murder – is good – and inlcudes Bram Stoker! – but is not fabulous.
And, unfortunately, I find through visiting the author’s website – there are at the moment no more. Sure hope Gyles hurries up! The level of discourse, the Wilde quotes sprinkled throughout, the visits to many parts of London – make these really great books.