Monday, 23 September 2013


THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY (illustrated, complete, and unabridged 1891 edition)

The Definitive Edition of THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
-complete 1891 edition with beautiful period photos and preface by Wilde
-formatted for kindle to improve your reading experience
-linked table of contents to reach your chapter quickly

“If you haven’t read this book, you should. It's hands down the most quotable novel I have ever read.” Litchick

“The story is absolutely brilliant. My goodness, how can anyone not like Oscar Wilde? Another entry in my all time favorite list!” Tanu Das

“Be careful what you wish for. Dorian Gray is an irresistibly handsome (and utterly selfish) socialite concerned with superficialities of the ego: appearance, beauty, passion, youth and image. Upon getting his portrait painted by a friend, Gray expresses his desire that he remain as young and handsome as he is in the picture, while the portrait instead be the one to age.” Laurel

“The exquisitely handsome Gray prays for eternal good looks as his portrait is being painted. Thus his picture ages and withers while he remains an Adonis "made out of ivory and rose leaves" despite the corrupt and dissolute life that he starts to lead.” Robert McKie, The Guardian

“The Picture of Dorian Gray is a haunting, Gothic novel that combines beautiful writing with a deceptively simple plot. It’s a thoughtful and thoroughly enjoyable cautionary tale.” Pretty Books

“The furor was unsurprising: no work of mainstream English-language fiction had come so close to spelling out homosexual desire. The opening pages leave little doubt that Basil Hallward, the painter of Dorian’s portrait, is in love with his subject. . . . Wilde went to prison not because he loved young men but because he flaunted that love, and “Dorian Gray” became the chief exhibit of his shamelessness. “ Alex Ross, The New Yorker

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY is Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece and his only published novel. It was extremely controversial when it was first published and now here is your chance to read this important work in the expanded 1891 edition, specially formatted for Kindle. This edition includes Wilde’s famous preface on the role of the artist. 

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