Wilde: Picture Of Dorian Gray

Wilde: Picture Of Dorian Gray

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  • ISBN: 9780141192642
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Pages: 256
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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 success 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.