The Picture of Dorian Gray

INR 125.00
Book Code : MP063
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Oscar Wilde brings his enormous gifts for astute social observation and sparking prose to The Picture of Dorian Gray, his dreamlike story of a young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty. This dandy, who remains forever unchanged- petulant, hedonistic, vain, and amoral- while a painting of him ages and grows increasingly hideous with the years, has been horrifying, enchanting, obsessing, even corrupting readers for more than a hundred years.

 

Taking the reader in and out of London drawing rooms, to the heights of aestheticism, and to the depths of decadence, The Picture of Dorian Gray is a fascinating look at the milieu of Wilde's fin-siecle world and a manifesto of the creed "Art for Art's Sake."

Subject Classic
No. of Pages172
Language English
Author Oscar Wilde

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