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Happy Hypocrite: A Fairy Tale For Tired Men

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Sir Henry Maximilian "Max" Beerbohm was an English essayist, parodist, and caricaturist. The Happy Hypocrite: A Fairy Tale for Tired Men is a short story with moral implications. Beerbohm's tale is a lighter, more humorous version of Oscar Wilde's classic tale of moral degeneration, The Picture of Dorian Gray. The Happy Hypocrite tells the story of a man who deceives a woman with a mask in order to marry her.

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THE HAPPY HYPOCRITE

A FAIRY TALE FOR TIRED MEN

BY MAX BEERBOHM

JOHN LANE THE BODLEY HEAD LTD.

Published Sq. 16mo April 1897 Reprinted December 1897 Reprinted February 1904 Reprinted May 1908 Reprinted May 1913 Cr. 4to Illus. Edition October 1918 Cr. 8vo Edition December 1919 Reprinted February 1922 Reprinted August 1924 Reprinted July 1928

Made and Printed in Great Britain by Turnbull & Spears, Edinburgh

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None, it is said, of all who revelled with the Regent, was half so wicked as Lord George Hell. I will not trouble my little readers with a long recital of his great naughtiness... Continue reading book >>


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