By Oscar Wilde
Written from Wilde's legal cellphone at interpreting Gaol to his good friend and lover Lord Alfred Douglas, De Profundis explodes the conventions of the conventional love letter and provides a scathing indictment of Douglas's habit, a mournful elegy for Wilde's personal misplaced greatness, and an impassioned plea for reconciliation. right now a bracingly sincere account of ruinous attachment and a profound meditation on human discomfort, De Profundis is a vintage of homosexual literature. Richard Ellmann calls De Profundis "a love letter...One of the best, and the longest, ever written."
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De Profundis by Oscar Wilde