by Oscar Wilde
The only novel written by Irish playwright Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray tells the Faustian story of a man trading his soul for a life of pleasure. Instead of aging himself, a portrait of Gray seems to get older with time. Filled with delusions of eternal life, Gray lives a double life, living among the upper classes while also engaging in hedonistic activities and outright crimes.
For this project, I selected an electronic copy of The Picture of Dorian Gray. At my standard font size, the book is 170 pages in length.
- [Book] The Picture of Dorian Gray on Wikipedia
- [Author] Oscar Wilde on Wikipedia
- [Media] The Picture of Dorian Gray, the 1945 film version staring George Sanders as Gray, on IMDB
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