Thorndike Press

The Picture of Dorian Gray

  • Oscar Wilde
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  • ISBN-10: 1410434842
  • ISBN-13: 9781410434845
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 lbs ( .48 kgs)
  • 332 Pages | Paperback
  • Published/Released February 2011

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Overview

In the published work of Oscar Wilde‚ the eccentric‚ flamboyant Irish-born poet‚ dramatist‚ and frequently quoted wit‚ there is a single novel: The Picture of Dorian Gray. In it‚ beautiful young Dorian‚ upon seeing his newly painted portrait‚ wishes he could remain young and beautiful while the portrait aged. The Faustian bargain is struck. Untouched by his life of hedonism and debauchery‚ Dorian hides away the portrait that reflects his corruption.

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“It is better to be beautiful than to be good. But … it is better to be good than to be ugly.”— Oscar Wilde

— Oscar Wilde