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The picture of Dorian Gray

Author: Oscar Wilde; Isobel Murray
Publisher: London : Oxford University Press, 1974.
Series: Oxford English novels.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After viewing portrait of himself wealthy young man expresses desire to stay youthful while portrait grows old. His friend Lord Henry points out that his wish was made in presence of ancient Egyptian god quite capable of granting wish. Gradually sinister plot evolves, fueled by sadism and self-loathing that results in 5 terrible deaths and horrifying secret locked behind schoolroom door.
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Genre/Form: Jugendbuch
Fiction
Didactic fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
Picture of Dorian Gray.
London, New York, Oxford University Press, 1974
(OCoLC)747306294
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Wilde; Isobel Murray
ISBN: 0192553682 9780192553683 0192807293 9780192807298
OCLC Number: 986901
Description: xxxiv, 249 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Oxford English novels.
Responsibility: Oscar Wilde ; edited with an introduction by Isobel Murray.

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After viewing portrait of himself wealthy young man expresses desire to stay youthful while portrait grows old. His friend Lord Henry points out that his wish was made in presence of ancient Egyptian god quite capable of granting wish. Gradually sinister plot evolves, fueled by sadism and self-loathing that results in 5 terrible deaths and horrifying secret locked behind schoolroom door.

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