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Dorian Wilde

  • Celebrated novel involves a handsome young Londoner who sinks into a life of depravity. His body retains perfect youth and vigor while his recent portrait reflects the ravages of his crime and sensuality.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2012
  • A beautiful young man, Dorian Gray, sits for a portrait. In the garden of the artist's house he falls into conversation with Lord Wotton, who convinces him that only beauty is worth pursuing. Gray wishes that his portrait, and not himself, might age and show the effects of time. His wish comes true, and wild, hedonistic pursuits horribly disfigure...

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2008
  • When the divine Dorian Gray sits to have his portrait painted, he makes a wish that his picture age in his place, with nightmarish repercussions. The Picture of Dorian Gray, is both timeless and a gothic masterpiece.

    Publisher : Electric Book Company
    published : 1998
  • After having his portrait painted, the incredibly handsome young Dorian Gray is captivated by his own beauty. Tempted by his world-weary and decadent friend Lord Henry Wotton, he wishes to stay young forever and pledges his very soul to keep his good looks. As Dorian's slide into moral decay progresses, his portrait is marred because of his many sins,...

    Publisher : Joshua James Press
    published : 1890
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891) is a gothic novel by Oscar Wilde about the concept of art for art's sake and homosexuality. An artist, Basil Hallward, paints a portrait of a handsome young man, Dorian, who follows the views of Lord Wotton regarding youth and beauty and decides to sell his soul. In the pursuit of beauty and the indulgence of sensual...

    Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
    published : 2008
  • Oscar Wilde's only novel. Dorian Gray sells his soul in a bid to maintain eternal youth and beauty. Only his portrait will age. As with all such bargains, however, there will be a reckoning. Sayre Street Books offers the world's greatest literature in easy to navigate, beautifully designed digital editions.

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2015
  • The ideals and opinions of Lord Henry Wotton, who believes that the only purpose of life is the pursuit of beauty, greatly affect the young, handsome Dorian Gray. Lamenting that one day his own good looks will diminish, Dorian offers to sell his soul if a beautiful painting of ages instead of his physical self. As Dorian pursues a hedonistic and reckless...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2013
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray is a familiar story of greed, sin, and arrogance. A young man, infatuated with his own handsomeness and youth as depicted in a perfect portrait, makes a bargain he will come to regret. No one can save him from his appetite for pleasure and his awful fatenot the man who idolizes him, not the woman who loves himnot even...

    Publisher : Thunder Bay Press
    published : 2013
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray scandalized readers when it was first published in 1890. Written in Wilde?s signature style, the story has gone on to become an enduring tale of man?s hubris and narcissism. The well-known artist Basil Hallward meets the young Dorian Gray in the stately London home of his aunt, Lady Brandon. Basil becomes immediately infatuated...

    Publisher : Simon & Schuster
    published : 2014
  • With an essay by Peter Ackroyd. 'I am jealous of everything whose beauty does not die. I am jealous of the portrait you have painted of me ... Why did you paint it? It will mock me some day - mock me horribly!' A story of evil, debauchery and scandal, Oscar Wilde's only novel tells of Dorian Gray, a beautiful yet corrupt man. When he wishes that...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2012