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The Picture of Dorian Gray

by Oscar Wilde Author · Simon Callow Narrator

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The classic of eternal youth. 'How sad it is! I shall grow old, and horrid, and dreadful. But this picture will remain always young... If it was only the other way!' Wilde's first and only published novel recounts the story of handsome Dorian Gray who upon having his portrait painted desires that it will age and grow ugly while he may remain eternally beautiful. The painting, which reflects each of Gray's sins and transgressions in its hideousness, haunts him until it finally becomes unbearable. In this dark tale of duplicity and mortality, Wilde creates a world where art and reality collide.

Publication Details

Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:
HarperCollins
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2005

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 76.6 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 76.4 MB

Oscar Wilde (Author)

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born on the 16th October 1854 and died on the 30th November 1900. He was an Irish playwright, poet, and author of numerous short stories and one novel. Known for his biting wit, he became one of the most su...

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