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The Picture of Dorian Gray|Oscar Wilde

Overview

Oscar Wilde's enduringly popular story of a beautiful and corrupt man and the portrait that reveals all his secrets--The Picture of Dorian Gray is a novel as flamboyant and controversial as its incomparable author.

Entranced by the perfection of his recently painted portrait, the youthful Dorian Gray expresses a wish that the figure on the canvas could age and change in his place. When his wish comes true, the portrait becomes his hideous secret as he follows a downward trajectory of decadence and cruelty that leaves its traces only in the portrait's degraded image. The Picture of Dorian Gray, Wilde's unforgettable portrayal of a Faustian bargain and its consequences, is narrated with his characteristic incisive wit and diamond-sharp prose.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307743527
  • ISBN-10: 0307743527
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: July 2011
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.2 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds
  • Page Count: 208

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