The Picture of Dorian Gray (Classic Reads from Roads) (Paperback)

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Wilde's only novel, first published in 1890, posits the idea that the only thing worth pursuing in life is beauty. The novel's protagonist, entranced by the perfection of his portrait and realizing that his beauty will one day fade, makes a Faustian bargain whereby the figure on the canvas ages in his place. Gray embarks upon a hedonistic spree of debauchery and cruelty, which mark's only the portrait's face, while his exquisite beauty remains intact.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781909399006
ISBN-10: 1909399000
Publisher: Roads Publishing
Publication Date: November 20th, 2014
Pages: 269
Language: English
Series: Classic Reads from Roads