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Gyles BrandrethGyles Brandreth is a former Oxford Scholar, President of the Oxford Union and MP for the City of Chester. His career has ranged from being a Whip and Lord Commissioner of the Treasury in John Major's government to starring in his own award-winning musical revue in London's West End.

A prolific broadcaster, an acclaimed interviewer, a novelist, children's author and biographer, Brandreth has published two volumes of diaries: Breaking the Code: Westminster Diaries and Something Sensational to Read in the Train: The Diary of a Lifetime.

He is the author of two acclaimed royal biographies: Philip & Elizabeth: Portrait of a Marriage and Charles & Camilla: Portrait of a Love Affair, and a series of Victorian detective stories, The Oscar Wilde Murder Mysteries, now published in twenty-two countries around the world. His one-man show, Looking for Happiness, won multiple five star reviews at the Edinburgh Fringe and is playing at the Leicester Square Theatre in London.

Brandreth is one of Britain's busiest after-dinner speakers and award ceremony hosts. He has won awards himself, and been nominated for awards, as a public speaker, novelist, children's writer, broadcaster, political diarist, journalist, theatre producer, and businessman. He is a former chairman and now vice-president of the National Playing Fields Association.

Gyles Brandreth has been London correspondent for "Up to the Minute" on CBS News and his books published in the USA include the New York Times best-seller, The Joy of Lex, as well as The Oscar Wilde Murder Mysteries and The 7 Secrets of Happiness.

He is married to writer and publisher Mich¸le Brown, with whom he co-curated the exhibition of twentieth century children's authors at the National Portrait Gallery and founded the award-winning Teddy Bear Museum now based at the Polka Theatre in Wimbledon. His son, Benet, is a barrister, award-winning speaker an authority on rhetoric. His daughter, Aphra, is an environmental economist. With his daughter Saethryd and grandson Rory, he is the author of a compendium of family games, The Lost Art of Having Fun. born in Stratford, Ontario, in 1968. He received a B.A. and M.A. in English Literature from McGill University, as well as a law degree from the University of Toronto. Although called to the bar in 1996, he has never practiced.

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Wilde and The Murders at Reading Gaol
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Wilde and The Vatican Murders
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Wilde and The Dead Man's Smile
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Oscar Wilde and a Game Called Murder by Gyles Brandreth | Signed Advance Reading Copy Brandreth, Gyles | Oscar Wilde and a Game Called Murder | Signed Advance Reading Copy

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Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance | Brandreth, Gyles | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Brandreth, Gyles | Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

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Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders | Brandreth, Gyles | Signed First Edition Book Brandreth, Gyles | Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders | Signed First Edition Copy

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Gyles Brandreth Selected Bibliography


Oscar Wilde Series

  1. Oscar Wilde and the Candlelight Murders - 2007 (UK Hardcover)
  2. Oscar Wilde and the Ring of Death - 2008 (UK Hardcover)
  3. Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man's Smile - 2009 (US & UK Hardcover)
  4. Oscar Wilde and the Nest of Vipers - 2010 (UK Hardcover)
  5. Oscar Wilde and the Vatican Murders - 2011 (UK Hardcover); 2012 (US Hardcover)
  6. Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Gaol - 2012 (UK Hardcover); 2013 (US Hardcover)

Other Fiction

  • Venice Midnight - 1998 (UK Hardcover)

Non-Fiction

  • Brief Encounters: Meetings with Remarkable People - 2003 (UK Paperback)
  • John Gielgud: An Actor's Life: Centenary Edition - 2004 (UK Paperback)
  • Philip & Elizabeth - 2005 (UK Paperback)
  • Charles & Camilla - 2006 (UK Paperback)

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