AudioBook - The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

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The novel tells of a young man named Dorian Gray, the subject of a painting by artist Basil Hallward. Basil is impressed by Dorian's beauty and becomes infatuated with him, believing his beauty is responsible for a new mode in his art. Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton, a friend of Basil's, and becomes enthralled by Lord Henry's world view. Espousing a new ...
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Overview

Enjoy a this complete AudioBook read to you through your NOOK speakers or headphones.

The novel tells of a young man named Dorian Gray, the subject of a painting by artist Basil Hallward. Basil is impressed by Dorian's beauty and becomes infatuated with him, believing his beauty is responsible for a new mode in his art. Dorian meets Lord Henry Wotton, a friend of Basil's, and becomes enthralled by Lord Henry's world view. Espousing a new hedonism, Lord Henry suggests the only things worth pursuing in life are beauty and fulfillment of the senses. Realizing that one day his beauty will fade, Dorian (whimsically) expresses a desire to sell his soul to ensure the portrait Basil has painted would age rather than himself. Dorian's wish is fulfilled, plunging him into debauched acts. The portrait serves as a reminder of the effect each act has upon his soul, with each sin displayed as a disfigurement of his form, or through a sign of aging. The Picture of Dorian Gray is considered a work of classic gothic fiction with a strong Faustian theme.

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  • BN ID: 2940043950758
  • Publisher: Ashby Navis & Tennyson Media Publisher LLC
  • Publication date: 2/13/2013
  • Series: NOOKapps Series
  • Version name: 2.0
  • Format: NOOK App
  • File size: 67 MB
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  • Sales rank: 110,753
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  • Posted March 20, 2013

    Great book

    I love to listen to the classics the way they were meant to be read

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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