Synopses & Reviews
Dorian is a good-natured young man until he falls in with the cunning and quick-tongued Lord Henry, who unveils to Dorian the power of his own exceptional beauty. As he gradually sinks deeper into a glamorous and decadent world of selfish luxury, he seems to remain physically unchanged in spite of age and the stresses of his corrupt lifestyle. But in his attic, hidden behind a curtain, his portrait tells a different story.
About the Author
Oscar Wilde (18541900) was an influential figure within the Aesthetic Movement. He is best known for his barbed wit and his highly successful plays, among them Lady Windemeres Fan (1892) and The Importance of Being Earnest (1895).