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The Picture of Dorian Gray, a masterpiece penned by the renowned author Oscar Wilde, is a must-read for all lovers of classic literature. This novel, belonging to the genre of philosophical fiction, was first published in 2003 by Penguin Books Ltd. The narrative revolves around a young man named Dorian Gray who lives in London. After having his portrait painted, Dorian is struck by the realization of his own beauty and youth. Afraid that these will fade, he expresses a wish that his portrait ages instead of him. Miraculously, his wish comes true, leading to a series of events that explore themes of aesthetics, morality, and the very nature of the soul. Wilde's sharp wit and eloquent prose make this book an unforgettable journey. Don't miss out on this timeless piece of literature from Penguin Books Ltd.

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  • Sprog:
  • Engelsk
  • ISBN:
  • 9780141439570
  • Indbinding:
  • Paperback
  • Sideantal:
  • 304
  • Udgivet:
  • 30. Januar 2003
  • Størrelse:
  • 198x130x19 mm.
  • Vægt:
  • 228 g.
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The Picture of Dorian Gray, a masterpiece penned by the renowned author Oscar Wilde, is a must-read for all lovers of classic literature. This novel, belonging to the genre of philosophical fiction, was first published in 2003 by Penguin Books Ltd. The narrative revolves around a young man named Dorian Gray who lives in London. After having his portrait painted, Dorian is struck by the realization of his own beauty and youth. Afraid that these will fade, he expresses a wish that his portrait ages instead of him. Miraculously, his wish comes true, leading to a series of events that explore themes of aesthetics, morality, and the very nature of the soul. Wilde's sharp wit and eloquent prose make this book an unforgettable journey. Don't miss out on this timeless piece of literature from Penguin Books Ltd.

Forlagets beskrivelse af The Picture of Dorian Gray

Enthralled by Dorian Gray' own exquisite portrait, he exchanges his soul for eternal youth and beauty. Influenced by his friend Lord Henry Wotton, he is drawn into a corrupt double life; indulging his desires in secret while remaining a gentleman in the eyes of polite society. Only his portrait bears the traces of his decadence.

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