The Picture of Dorian Gray
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The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Enthralled by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray exchanges his soul for eternal youth and beauty. Influenced by his friend Lord Henry Wotton, he is drawn into a corrupt double life; indulging his desires in secret while remaining a gentleman in the eyes of polite society. Only his portrait bears the traces of his decadence. The novel was a succes de scandale and the book was later used as evidence against Wilde at the Old Bailey in 1895. It has lost none of its power to fascinate and disturb.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 16mm | 199.58g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 014119264X
  • 9780141192642
  • 14,182

About Oscar Wilde

Wit, intellectual, aesthete and raconteur, Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin in 1854. His writing - including children's stories, poetry, philosophical essays, a novel and several hugely popular plays - made him the greatest celebrity of his day, and he remains one of the world's most frequently-quoted and well-loved writers.show more

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