The Picture of Dorian Gray, the only published novel by Oscar Wilde, courted controversy right from when it was first published in 1890. The story has gone on to become a classic and is a tale of a young man’s desire to outwit nature no matter the cost.
The Picture of Dorian Gray is about a young man, Dorian, who has a full length portrait of himself created by Basil Hallward. Dorian gets introduced to Lord Henry by Basil who exposes him to the thinking that one exists only to fulfill all pleasures and pursue beauty.
Imbibing this and understanding that his beauty will eventually fade, Dorian wishes that he can live life as he wants it while his painting by Hallward, will absorb the decline in beauty and aging as he satisfies every whelm of his.
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Unabridged original text
A detailed study guide for students or enthusiasts of Oscar Wilde
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Easy navigation with a clickable table of content
Audio recordings of his most regarded works
Films, TV shows and other media adaptations of his work
The Picture of Dorian Gray is a worthy classic and a MUST read. Get your own copy now, and read on as Oscar Wilde unfolds the journey as Dorian tries to make his desires possible.