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The Picture of Dorian Gray is Oscar Wildeâ€™s 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 andfade. 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 â€˜art
for artâ€™s sakeâ€™ 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 tothe universal instincts of Man.