The Picture of Dorian Gray
Penguin Books, Limited, Jul 5, 2002
Wilde's masterful and wonderfully entertaining exploration of art and morality, in a chic new deluxe edition
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 inthe 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.
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Beautiful cloth bound editionUser Review - avitafrancoharris - Overstock.com
Beautifully bound in cloth this edition of the classic story would be a welcome addition to any home library. Read full review