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DetailsThe Picture of Dorian Gray is Oscar Wildes classic story of a young man whose beauty prompts a painter to paint a life-like portrait of him. However, all is not what it seems.. Dorian expresses the desire to sell his soul, to ensure that the picture, rather than he, will age and fade. A must-read for children and adults alike!The novel is a social satire as well as a key explorer of Victorian norms. We are made to observe human emotions like love, jealousy,hate and the forces of evil and good. Oscar Wilde propagates his art for arts sake theory, even as he weaves a narrative around a beautiful young man (Dorian Gray) and his friends (Lord Henry and Basil).The book is a classic in the true sense of the word, as it appeals to the universal instincts of Man.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Author Oscar Wilde was known for his acclaimed works including The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Importance of Being Earnest, as well as his brilliant wit, flamboyant style and infamous imprisonment for homosexuality,but is now considered one of his most notable works. As a dramatist, many of Wildes plays were well received including his satirical comedies Lady Windermere's Fan (1892), A Woman of No Importance (1893), An Ideal Husband (1895) and The Importance of Being Earnest (1895), his most famous play.In 1888, seven years after he wrote Poems, Wilde published The Happy Prince and Other Tales, a collection of children's stories. In 1891, he published Intentions, an essay collection arguing the tenets of aestheticism, and that same year, he published his first and only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray.
SKU Code PRK B 4980 Weight in Kg 0.2900 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789384225360 Author Name OSCAR WILDE Publisher Name OM BOOKS INTERNATIONAL