De Profundis is a letter written from prison in 1897 by Oscar Wilde to Lord Alfred Douglas, in which he recounts how he came to be in prison and charts his spiritual development.
This letter was written during his two year incarceration for "gross indecency". The letter sorts out his life, and his love toward Lord Alfred Douglas. Wilde wrote this as a farewell letter to Douglas.
This edition is transcribed from the 1913 Methuen & Co. edition Note that later editions of De Profundis contained more material. E-Book, ePUB, length 17,800 words, average reading time 1 hour, 30 min.