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Book Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray

I instantly warmed to the plush-lipped youth depicted in the pre Sibyl Vain era of Dorian’s life. His inability to see himself through the eyes of others alluded to a boyish charm that sparked the inevitable attraction of others; which, tragically so, was the catalyst for his demise. 696 more words

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

“All art is quite useless”; in his short yet extremely powerful tale of human hypocrisy, Oscar Wilde ingeniously explores the perils of vanity and moral corruption. 552 more words

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[Book Review]The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Rating:★★★★★

Whenever my friends ask which authors are favourite, the list of my favourite authors sometimes has been changed a bit but I always include Oscar Wilde especially for his sharp wit and say ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ is my favourite among his writings. 1,149 more words

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Characters I Love to Hate

Not all characters in books are supposed to have our approbation and that is a good thing. A book in which all characters make understandable decisions and behave almost like perfect human beings becomes really dull after a while. 437 more words

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The Picture of Dorian Gray (Review)

How sad it is! I shall grow old, and horrible, and dreadful. But this picture will remain always young. It will never be older than this particular day of June.

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The Picture of Dorian Gray // Oscar Wilde

Boy oh boy oh boy. This book. It’s incredible to me that a book that so many of my peers, the book opinions of whom I generally value greatly, find enjoyable could be so painfully bad. 303 more words

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The Picture of Dorian Gray
by Oscar Wilde

When I read it: March 2015

Genres: classics; horror; gothic; fantasy(ish)

Recommended for: Ok, honestly, I recommend this to most people. 591 more words

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