The Picture of Dorian Gray, Paperback

The Picture of Dorian Gray Paperback

Part of the The Penguin English Library series



This is the "Penguin English Library Edition" of "The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde. 'I am jealous of everything whose beauty does not die.

I am jealous of the portrait you have painted of me ...Why did you paint it?

It will mock me some day - mock me horribly!'. A story of evil, debauchery and scandal, Oscar Wilde's only novel tells of Dorian Gray, a beautiful yet corrupt man.

When he wishes that a perfect portrait of himself would bear the signs of ageing in his place, the picture becomes his hideous secret, as it follows Dorian's own downward spiral into cruelty and depravity. "The Picture of Dorian Gray" is a masterpiece of the evil in men's hearts, and is as controversial and alluring as Wilde himself. "The Penguin English Library" 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9780141199498



Free delivery within the UK
Standard Delivery
Within the UK

Also in the The Penguin English Library series   |  View all