The Picture of Dorian Gray

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ametalmunkey
ametalmunkey
Tue, 11 May 2010 05:59:46 +0200

i read this book based on browsing after getting a kindle. i was very pleased with my choice. its hard to believe it was written so long ago-that someone could imagine such a mindset. i could understand this book created a stir when it was first released.


Gwangi
Gwangi
Wed, 23 Dec 2009 04:05:41 +0100

THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY by OSCAR WILDE is a book about three characters: Basil, a moralistic painter; Harry, a jaded wit; and Dorian, a searcher.

The story begins with Basil painting a portrait of Dorian, an innocent young man. We aren't told how Dorian managed to reach young adulthood and remain largely naive of his own good looks, the lure of drugs, the joy of fast women, etc., other than that he was raised by his grandparents in a rural setting.

Enter Harry, a socialite who tangles every… (more)


Anderswilder
Anderswilder
Fri, 17 Apr 2009 01:32:11 +0200

I am 14, and strangely enough, Dorian Grey is the most relatable character I've ever read of. His skewed sense of morality and others is absolutely fascinating, and his secrets are darker than most. Incredible book, worth reading, changed my life.