Only Dull People Are Brilliant at Breakfast

Only Dull People Are Brilliant at Breakfast


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'It would be unfair to expect other people to be as remarkable as oneself'

Wilde's celebrated witticisms on the dangers of sincerity, duplicitous biographers, the stupidity of the English - and his own genius.

One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants.

Title:Only Dull People Are Brilliant at Breakfast
Edition Language:English
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  • Elena

    Like if Oscar Wilde had Twitter....

  • Clara (The Bookworm of Notre-Dame)

    Oscar Wilde is funny as he is clever and arrogant. I may have fallen in love with him....

  • emma

    (tearfully) I did it.Book 3 of BookTube-a-thon is complete!! Prompt: Read an entire book outside.I literally hated every second of it. The being-outside, not the book. Nature is the worst. I got quite...

  • WhatIReallyRead

    Initially, I thought this was going to be a piece of short prose by Wilde and was surprised I couldn't find it in any collections of his works. So I bought the thankfully cheap e-book. It turned out t...

  • Katie Lumsden

    Wilde a this wittiest. I like that this collection of quotes and wit has a nice mix of ironic statements and points that are actually rather serious and pertinent....

  • Zerah

    Pure genius. This is something you should read again and again throughout your life....

  • eli

    there is NO WAY this man is a libra??? he’s the most leo person that ever existed...

  • Kasa Cotugno

    My grandmother had several hilarious sayings that she would trot out whenever appropriate (e.g., "I can resist anything but temptation;" "Nobody has as much fun as people.") I always thought she was o...

  • Althea | themoonwholistens ?

    "one needs mispleasure to live happily," a book of truths.--personally, I am a fan of things/truths like this so you cannot imagine how happy I was when I found out that there was a book like this ...

  • Malia

    Delightful! Oscar Wilde was as opinionated as they come, but he had a sense of humor:-)Find more reviews and bookish fun at