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Dramatic,
Dark,
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
by Oscar Wilde

Published: 2013-10-30
Paperback : 182 pages
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This e-book publication is unique which includes exclusive Introduction, Historical Background and handcrafted additional content. This edition also includes detailed Biography, Notes, Criticisms and Interpretations. A new table of contents with working links has been included by a publisher. This ...
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This e-book publication is unique which includes exclusive Introduction, Historical Background and handcrafted additional content. This edition also includes detailed Biography, Notes, Criticisms and Interpretations. A new table of contents with working links has been included by a publisher. This edition has been corrected for spelling and grammatical errors.

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Was Oscar Wilde being satirecal regarding the upper class or were Lord Henry's beliefs really his beliefs?
What was Lord Henry's role in Dorian Gray's circumstances?
What is the diffence in the attitude of homosexuality between then and now?
by tonidezorzi (see profile) 06/16/11

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by krilljack (see profile) 07/04/20

 
  "The Picture of Dorian Gray"by JeanetteC (see profile) 12/08/16

Classic tale with still relevant wisdom and humor.

 
  "The Picture of Dorian Gray"by mfinan (see profile) 09/18/13

Oscar Wilde writes very well. Found parts of the book confusing. Off topic at times for me. I spent extra time looking up meanings of a few words that were unfamiliar. New for me.
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  "It's a classic for a reason"by SuzyMoots (see profile) 02/28/13

Most of us had read this book in high school. . . and were glad to revisit it as adults because of our current perspectives.

 
  "Love!"by leschukm (see profile) 12/20/11

 
  "Thought provocing"by tonidezorzi (see profile) 06/16/11

The Picture of Dorian Gray is about a beautiful young man who is talked into wishing that his beauty and youth never fade as gets older. When his wish comes true he abadones all morality since he doesn't... (read more)

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