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Title: The Picture of Dorian Gray
Author: Oscar Wilde
ISBN: 978-0-195863-16-1
Genre: Classics, Horror and suspense, Science fiction and fantasy
Level: 4
Module:

Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Teenage life
Wonderful things


A beautiful young man called Dorian Gray has his portrait painted. He prays that as he gets older, his face will never change and instead the face in the portrait will age. His prayer is answered. As Dorian goes on to explore the pleasures of London, the face in his portrait becomes wrinkled and twisted with cruelty and lust.

For how long will Dorian's fresh and innocent face excuse him from his dreadful crimes? Will he be able to keep the secret of his youthful looks? Or will he regret his prayer?

Oscar Wilde was born in Ireland in the 1850s. As a young man, he went to live and work in London as a writer. He became very famous for his plays and short stories.


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