The Picture of Dorian Gray (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

The Picture of Dorian Gray (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions)

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by Oscar Wilde
     
 

Horror hides behind an attractive face in The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde's tale of a notorious Victorian libertine and his life of evil excesses. Though Dorian's hedonistic indulgences leave no blemish on his ageless features, the painted portrait imbued with his soul proves a living catalogue of corruption, revealing in its every new line andSee more details below

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Horror hides behind an attractive face in The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde's tale of a notorious Victorian libertine and his life of evil excesses. Though Dorian's hedonistic indulgences leave no blemish on his ageless features, the painted portrait imbued with his soul proves a living catalogue of corruption, revealing in its every new line and lesion the manifold sins he has committed. Desperate to hide the physical evidence of his unregenerate spirit, Dorian will stop at nothing--not even murder--to keep his picture's existence a secret.
 
A scandalous story when it was first published in 1890, Wilde's novel is acknowledged a landmark of literature today and a tale emblematic of its time. This exquisite collectible edition features an elegant bonded-leather binding, a satin-ribbon bookmark, distinctive stained edging, and decorative marbled endpapers. It's the perfect gift for book-lovers and an artful addition to any home library.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435129757
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/14/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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