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The Picture of Dorian Gray

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4 out of 5
Based on 58,351 Ratings and 4,287 Reviews

Book Description
A lush, cautionary tale of a life of vileness and deception or a loving portrait of the aesthetic impulse run rampant? Why not both? After Basil Hallward paints a beautiful, young man's portrait, his subject's frivolous wish that the picture change and he remain the same comes true. Dorian Gray's picture grows aged and corrupt while he continues to appear fresh and innocent. After he kills a young... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (486 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages288
ISBN-100140813330
ISBN-13978-0140813333
Publication Date12/12/1991
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About Oscar Wilde (Author) : Oscar Wilde is a published author and a narrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Oscar Wilde include A Pantasma De Canterville (Infantil E Xuvenil), The Star Child, A House of Po... more
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About David Crystal (Editor) : David Crystal is a published author and an editor of young adult books. Some of the published credits of David Crystal include Txtng: The Gr8 Db8 (Dictionary), Rediscover Grammar, Discover Grammar, an... more
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About Derek Strange (Editor) : Derek Strange is a published adapter, author, and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Derek Strange include Girl Meets Boy (Penguin Longman Penguin Re... more
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About Anthony Burgess (Introduction) : Anthony Burgess is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Anthony Burgess include A Clockwork Orange.
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8/1/2018 Tom Woodie said: It's a story about young and handsome boy, who didn't grow old, but instead of him his portrait grew old. The Artist put his soul in this picture and young boy's soul live in this portrait. In my opinion, author open the main idea of this book and each character has its own peculiarity.
tags: I recommend, I read

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9/29/2007 Alexandra Yarrow tagged as: I Read

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