Eye Classics: The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde Reviews
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Newest Review: ... he wrote mainly lighthearted novels and plays. I was surprised to read a book about human nature and how decisions can ... more
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by - written on 06/05/13
It's one of the original suspense novels, the hero is also the villian but ultimately which will he turn out to be? The picture, the need to stay young, is everyone's desire are we not so far removed, it's that within us that keeps us hooked until the end.
by - written on 05/11/12 (Somewhat useful, 7 readings)
I decided to read this book whilst I was on holiday thinking it would be a lighthearted story by Oscar Wilde. I had not read any Oscar Wilde before but thought he wrote mainly lighthearted novels and plays. I was surprised to read a book about human nature and how decisions can affect you in a very dark and mysterious way. I had an image in my head that Dorian Gray would be a literary hero however I found him dark, mysterious and quite hideous. It was a great reflection on nature versus nurture and how we can hide our most treacherous secrets form the world but ultimately they will come back and hurt us completely. All the characters are ... Read the complete review
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