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The picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde

Publisher: Ideenbrücke Verlag

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Summary

The only novel written by the playwright Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, is at the same time an aestheticist story and a thriller. 

Dorian Gray offended the moral sensibilities of British book reviewers, some of whom said that Oscar Wilde merited prosecution. 

Nowadays, we know that despite its famous anti-moralist preface and its gothic contents, it still is in certain regards a moral tale – a very fascinating one. 

Complete 20-chapter version including preface of 1891.

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