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The Picture of Dorian Gray: The Penny Dreadful Collection

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Length: 240 pages4 hours

Summary

Oscar Wilde’s only novel, first published in 1890, is a brilliant puzzle, intended to tease convention minds with its exploration of the myriad interrelationships between art, life, and consequence. From its provocative preface, challenging the reader to believe in “art for art’s sake”, to its sensational conclusion, the book explores the nature of sin through the tale of a young man who sells his soul for a lifetime of beauty.

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