The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Works (Leather / fine binding)
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Short Description for The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Works Bound in genuine bonded leather with ribbon marker and gilt-edged paper, this omnibus collects Oscar Wilde's fictions.
- Published: 24 May 2012
- Format: Leather / fine binding 848 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781435139435 ISBN 10: 1435139437
- Sales rank: 25,916
Full description for The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Works
The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Short Stories is a compilation of short stories by Oscar Wilde, along with his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray. It was originally published in 1888 under the title Stories: Oscar Wilde. Some of the short stories within include "The Sphinx Without a Secret," "The Model Millionaire," and stories from the previously-published collections "A House of Pomegranates" and "The Happy Prince and Other Tales." This book is sure to interest Oscar Wilde fans and fans of Victorian literature. OSCAR WILDE (1854-1900) was a celebrated Irish-born playwright, short story writer, poet, and personality in Victorian London. He is best known for his involvement in the aesthetic movement and his only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, as well as his many plays, such as Lady Windermere's Fan, The Importance of Being Ernest, A Woman of No Importance, An Ideal Husband, and Salom . During his imprisonment for gross indecency, he wrote De Profundis, and later, The Ballad of Reading Gao.