The Picture of Dorian Gray (Dover Thrift Editions)

The Picture of Dorian Gray (Dover Thrift Editions)

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  • Author Name: Oscar Wilde
  • Condition:Like New
  • Weight0.30 Pounds
  • ISBN/ASIN/UPC: 0486278077 / 9780486278070 / 800759278077
  • Publisher Name: Dover Publications
  • Sale Rank:2861
  • Binding: Mass Market Paperback
  • SKU: Z0-0486278077
  • Category Gay & Lesbian
  • Dimensions 8.2 X 5.1 X 0.5 Inches

In this celebrated work, his only novel, Wilde forged a devastating portrait of the effects of evil and debauchery on a young aesthete in late-19th-century England. Combining elements of the Gothic horror novel and decadent French fiction, the book centers on a striking premise: As Dorian Gray sinks into a life of crime and gross sensuality, his body retains perfect youth and vigor while his recently painted portrait grows day by day into a hideous record of evil, which he must keep hidden from the world. For over a century, this mesmerizing tale of horror and suspense has enjoyed wide popularity. It ranks as one of Wilde's most important creations and among the classic achievements of its kind.