Bosie: A Biography of Lord Alfred Douglas

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Lord Alfred Douglas, known as 'Bosie', son of the Marquess of Queensberry, was known as one of the most beautiful young men of his generation. Aged twenty-one he met and became the lover and subsequent obsession of Oscar Wilde. Their relationship caused a scandal in 1895 when Wilde took Queensberry, Douglas's aggressive father, to court for libel. When the details of their relationship were aired in court, Wilde was convicted of sodomy and gross indecency and later imprisoned. Wilde's story is well known, but this is the ...

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Bosie: A Biography of Lord Alfred Douglas
2002, Hyperion Books

ISBN-13: 9780786887705

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