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  • Published: 3 September 2007
  • ISBN: 9780099511144
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $14.99

The Picture of Dorian Gray




Oscar Wilde's only novel: dark, captivating and intensely Victorian

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY IRVINE WELSH

Dorian is a good-natured young man until he discovers the power of his own exceptional beauty. As he gradually sinks deep into a frivolous, glamorous world of selfish luxury, he apparently remains physically unchanged by the stresses of his corrupt lifestyle and untouched by age. But up in his attic, hidden behind a curtain, his portrait tells a different story...

  • Published: 3 September 2007
  • ISBN: 9780099511144
  • Imprint: Vintage Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $14.99

Praise for The Picture of Dorian Gray

[A] remarkable work of imagination...A wonderfully entertaining parable of the aesthetic ideal

Guardian

A heady late-Victorian tale of double-living

Sarah Waters

There's an incurable disease afflicting females - ageing. Men, on the other hand, never pass their amuse-by dates. Sean Connery is still cutting the sex god mustard and, if time flies, then HE has frequent air miles. Yet, you never hear a man described as mutton dressed as ram, now do you? This is a book about a bloke who realises that the night is young, but he is not...

Kathy Lette

In The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde set the gold standard for chroniclers of decadence

Guardian

Very decadent and Victorian

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