The Happy Prince, and Other Stories
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: September 2017
Duration: 5 hours 15 minutes
The Happy Prince lived in the Palace of Sans Souci, where sorrow was not allowed to enter, and only pleasure was experienced. Then, a gilded statue set on top of a high column allowed him to see all the wretchedness of the poor, the sick and the lonely who inhabited his great city. What develops is a story of sacrifice and redemption that is a parable for our time.
This program includes nine of Oscar Wilde’s magical and haunting fairy tales. Written for his own sons, Wilde’s tales will provide equal delight for children of today.
Included here are: 1. “The Happy Prince” 2. “The Selfish Giant” 3. “The Devoted Friend” 4. “The Remarkable Rocket” 5. “The Nightingale and the Rose” 6. “The Young King” 7. “The Birthday of the Infanta” 8. “The Star-Child” 9. “The Fisherman and His Soul”