The Picture of Dorian Gray Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Author: Oscar Wilde
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Book Title
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Author
Oscar Wilde
ISBN
9780141442464
Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. Enthralled by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray exchanges his soul for eternal youth and beauty. Influenced by his friend Lord Henry Wotton, he is drawn into a corrupt double life; indulging his desires in secret while remaining a gentleman in the eyes of polite society. Only his portrait bears the traces of his decadence. The novel was a succ s de scandale and the book was later used as evidence against Wilde at the Old Bailey in 1895. It has lost none of its power to fascinate and disturb.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Oscar WildePublisher: Penguin GroupPublished: 10/01/2009ISBN: 9780141442464Pages: 252Weight: 0.91lbsSize: 7.84h x 5.38w x 1.09dReview Citations: Entertainment Weekly 12/11/2009 pg. 119Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 8668 / Picture of Dorian GrayReading Level: 7.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 14
Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. Enthralled by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray exchanges his soul for eternal youth and beauty. Influenced by his friend Lord Henry Wotton, he is drawn into a corrupt double life; indulging his desires in secret while remaining a gentleman in the eyes of polite society. Only his portrait bears the traces of his decadence. The novel was a succ s de scandale and the book was later used as evidence against Wilde at the Old Bailey in 1895. It has lost none of its power to fascinate and disturb.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Oscar Wilde
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 10/01/2009
ISBN: 9780141442464
Pages: 252
Weight: 0.91lbs
Size: 7.84h x 5.38w x 1.09d

Review Citations: Entertainment Weekly 12/11/2009 pg. 119

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 8668 / Picture of Dorian Gray
Reading Level: 7.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 14
Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. Enthralled by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray exchanges his soul for eternal youth and beauty. Influenced by his friend Lord Henry Wotton, he is drawn into a corrupt double life; indulging his desires in secret while remaining a gentleman in the eyes of polite society. Only his portrait bears the traces of his decadence. The novel was a succ s de scandale and the book was later used as evidence against Wilde at the Old Bailey in 1895. It has lost none of its power to fascinate and disturb.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Oscar Wilde
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 10/01/2009
ISBN: 9780141442464
Pages: 252
Weight: 0.91lbs
Size: 7.84h x 5.38w x 1.09d

Review Citations: Entertainment Weekly 12/11/2009 pg. 119

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 8668 / Picture of Dorian Gray
Reading Level: 7.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 14