Book :: The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray
By: Oscar Wilde
Pages: 266
Published: 1891
Genre(s): Horror
Fantasy
Gothic
Rating: (13)

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Jun 15th, 2017

Spooky Spooky

I found it humorous how poorly this character is constantly portrayed in other media (movies being the worst offender). I was certainly surprised and, while I enjoyed the book, I felt a little let down that it wasn't darker.

Apr 30th, 2017

lgpduluth lgpduluth

This is my favorite book to date. I have read it four times in the last five years, and I will probably continue rereading it my whole life. This is the most beautiful book I have ever read. Each sentence is gorgeous and that they describe such beautifully jarring material makes it all the better.

Feb 11th, 2017

Fede Fede

Dec 25th, 2015

bryanoz bryanoz

Jul 3rd, 2015

MB MB

This book surprised me. Very engaging. The downfall of Dorian's character as he falls further and further into sin is particularly interesting.

Jun 1st, 2015

sanayhs sanayhs

Sep 7th, 2014

bdubransky bdubransky

May 26th, 2014

AJ-Today AJ-Today

This is a wild ride. For a classic, it reads like a modern day page turner. I couldn't put it down.

May 14th, 2014

rsmm rsmm

Jan 1st, 2014

_Cosmic_Love__ _Cosmic_Love__

Sep 3rd, 2013

adrianatica adrianatica

May 15th, 2013

TheUberKevlar TheUberKevlar

Amazing! I loved it! This book deserves a lot more attention than it gets. Dorian Gray is such an interesting character (at least to the darker, more foolish side of ourselves). If you don't think so, then you're probably not being honest with yourself.

Feb 15th, 2013

The Picture of Dorian Gray appears on these lists...

34th on 100 Greatest Novels of All Time by The Guardian