Youthful, full of life, vigor and seeming perfection,Dorian Gray is a popular young aesthete, indulging in allmanner of vices, living a lavish lifestyle of debauchery and evil. Yet his youthful good looks hide a disturbing secret, and as he grows ever more corrupt, his portrait, hidden away, changes to reflect his record of evil. Oscar Wilde's only novel, this popular tale of gothic suspense and horror had been heralded as one of Wilde's most important creations. 165 pages, softcover.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 176 Vendor: Dover Publications Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.19 (inches)
Celebrated novel traces the moral degeneration of a handsome young Londoner from an innocent fop into a cruel and reckless pursuer of pleasure and, ultimately, a murderer. As Dorian Gray sinks into depravity, his body retains perfect youth and vigor while his recently painted portrait reflects the ravages of crime and sensuality.