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This review is from: The Importance of Being Earnest (Kindle Edition)
This is a well-known classic which I've seen on screen but don't think I had previously read the original play. A free Kindle edition encouraged me to try it, and I was surprised at how easy it was to read despite the stage directions and dramatic format.
The story is a satirical jab at the silliness of society at the end of the 19th century, featuring two men who invent fictitious lives in order to escape from their families for a while. Two girls fall in love with them, but insist that they can only ever love men called Ernest...
I found myself smiling a few times, and irritated at others by the trivialities of upper-class society - but then that's the point of it, really. It's not a long play, and I read it in just a couple of days. Well worth reading, in my view.