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Portrait of Dorian Gray: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (Reader's Choice Edition)
Portrait of Dorian Gray: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (Reader's Choice Edition) | Oscar Wilde
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The Portrait of Dorian Gray was first published in 1890 by Oscar Wilde. It's seen as one of the first Gothic horror fiction stories and it was criticized as scandalous and immoral! This is the special Reader's Choice Edition which has been carefully designed for Dorian Gray and Oscar Wilde fans for extra easy reading. Plot summary: This classic book is about a young man named Dorian Gray. He is the subject of a painting by artist Basil Hallward who thinks he is very good looking, with a pure beauty. One thing leads to another and Dorian embraces a new hedonism with Basil and a new group of friends. He begins to believe that the only things worth pursuing in life are beauty, fulfillment of the senses, and pleasures of the flesh... This is an excellent book for yourself and your own library. Or, you can give "The Portrait of Dorian Gray" (Reader's Choice Edition) away as a special gift.
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My Kindle is charged, I've got candles for days, and even a battery operated fan. If hurricane Dorian knocks our power out, I'm making the most of it! #readingvacay

DaveGreen7777 Sending best wishes and positive energy your way through the hurricane! 3mo
BookDragonNotWorm @DaveGreen7777 Thanks! I appreciate it! 3mo
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BookDragonNotWorm @marleed Thank you! Fine so far 🤞 3mo
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Slajaunie No. I am in Thibodaux, south Louisiana. 3mo
DrawingSustenance You're super prepared. 2mo
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Here I am comparing two different versions of The Portrait of Dorian Gray

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Short and scary

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1. Virgo ♍️
2. Did my first 5k two weeks ago - the Rugged Maniac. A mud run with 25 obstacles 😳.
3. Tagged 👆🏻👆🏻
4. Reading, laundry, a trip to Lowe‘s 🤷🏻‍♀️
5. ❤️❤️❤️


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Amazon, you soooooo get meeee♡♡♡

These are candles /wax. There are more Author's than pictured above.


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I read Dorian Gray for the first time when I was 16. Now, at 20, I‘m ready to delve in again.

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“It was natural to Wilde to be artificial.”

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“Words! Mere words! How terrible they were! How clear, and vivid, and cruel! One could not escape from them. And yet what a subtle magic there was in them! They seemed to be able to give a plastic form to formless things, and to have a music of their own as sweet as that of viol or of lute. Mere words! Was there anything so real as words?” #oscarwilde #favoriteauthor

Chelleo Welcome to Litsy! Hope these #Litsytips by @RaimeyGallant http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU are helpful. There‘s so many fun things to do: book exchanges, buddy reads, photo challenges and more! Check out @LitsyHappenings for details. #LitsyWelcomeWagon 13mo
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CoffeeNBooks This is one of my absolute favorite books!! Welcome to Litsy! 🎉 13mo
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Ok Dorian, all you have to do is #ActNaturally and don‘t let on that you have a magic picture hidden in the attic....#heyjune

GypsyKat I‘ve still never read this, but it‘s on my list! 🙈 1y
Cinfhen Same @GypsyKat 🙈🙈😘 1y
squirrelbrain I just finished this today - enjoyed it! 1y
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One of the finest books written. Original and intriguing. #OscarWilde #classics

Chelleo Welcome to Litsy! Hope these #Litsytips by @RaimeyGallant http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU are helpful. There‘s so many fun things to do: book exchanges, buddy reads, photo challenges and more! Check out @LitsyHappenings for details. #LitsyWelcomeWagon 1y
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#QuotsyMarch18 Day 23: Our life choices do have #Consequences - some of them we pay for repeatedly throughout the rest of our lives, as Wilde signified.

C.Perone Love the pic 2y
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📕Oscar Wilde and too many... Sharon Bolton, John Boyne to begin with.
📗Most eras in the past, maybe 1800-1910
📘Saturday with friends, otherwise 📚 📙@andrew65 @BookwormAHN @Savugirl Thanks for the tag @jenniferw88 🌱Problems with tagging 🌑#trivialthursday

Savugirl How do I get the picture so I can comment? 2y
GarthRanzz Thanks for participating Tove! @Savugirl Just take a screenshot then trim it down when you add your photo. 2y
Savugirl Thanks 2y
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Day 26:A Book📚when I‘m all shopped out-Nothing like reaching for something to give you perspective on excess, opulence, & greed like Dorian Gray 😂 Although they were just the tip of the iceberg on his list of vices I thoroughly enjoy this novel for just that😉, but playing the scene(on repeat)where Dwight tells Jim we need a new Plague due to🌎overcrowding comes a close 2nd🤣 #SurvivingDecember #BookTherapy #PhotoChallenge #Day26

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Quite simply put, a masterpiece

BookwormAHN One of my favorites 💙 2y
TGJ Mine too!! 2y
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When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance.

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Another wonderful parcel from @DeborahSmall . I think this Word Cloud Classics is going to be the start of a new obsession for me 😂.

TrishB Lovely ❤ 2y
Lizpixie It's easy to get obsessed with #wordcloudclassics 2y
DeborahSmall Did you find the little Scorpio star sign button in the envelope? It was quite small x 2y
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ScorpioBookDreams @DeborahSmall no I missed it!! I'll have to get the envelope out the bin now 😂😂 2y
ScorpioBookDreams @Lizpixie they seem like they'll be easy to hold when reading. So beautiful too 💕 2y
ScorpioBookDreams @DeborahSmall got it!! 😂😂😂 2y
LeahBergen Lovely gifts! 😍 2y
Shortstack I do love that Wilde cover 2y
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Some of my favorites etched forever on my skin.

Rex Oh crap! I thought you guys could see the whole thing! It says on top "I've lived a thousand lives" 3y
Cinfhen Beautiful 3y
Nebklvr Gorgeous! 3y
annkuch13 So cool! Move the cat and bird additions as well! 3y
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Time to plan summer reading. If you know someone 13+ (a reader - or not) pass on the link. Starting April 27 you can download 2 FREE audiobooks each week throughout the summer. Details and available titles are available on the website http://www.audiobooksync.com #audiobooksync2017

JoRead Thanks for the link!! 3y
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#IrishAuthors. 🍀 I've read The Picture of Dorian Gray (twice, actually) but haven't read all of his short stories. #MarchIntoReading

pppooraikul I LOVE Oscar Wilde. ❤ 3y
pppooraikul Btw, that book is gorgeous! 😍 3y
Donna_sBookMinute Beautiful volume. 😍 3y
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LauraBeth Beautiful book!! 3y
TheLondonBookworm Gorgeous copy! 3y
rubyslippersreads 😍😍😍 3y
britt_brooke Beautiful! 3y
Hobbinol Ooh lovely. If your copy gets lovelier and more supple every year, and my paperback becomes more brittle and dog eared, then I'll know there's something funny going on here... 3y
LeahBergen @Hobbinol 😂😂 3y
MrBook Ooooh! 3y
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All the #classiclove from here! Especially if they come in beautiful editions 😍


TheBookAddict Lovely! 😍😍😍 3y
I-read-and-eat So pretty 😍 I want these and I don't even like most classics 3y
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mrsthilkey That Dumas! 😍 3y
howjessreads 😍😍😍 want! 3y
Merethebookgal So pretty!! 😍😍😍 3y
LeahBergen Who publishes these editions? They're beautiful! 3y
elkeo_TheBookDragon Gorgeous!! 3y
Kalalalatja @TheBookAddict @I-read-and-eat @Merethebookgal @jess.how @mrsthilkey @elkeo @LeahBergen thank you! They are from Barnes and Noble's Leatherbound Classics, and they are absolutely gorgeous! 😍 3y
Martta I've been wondering this. Do they deliver internationally? (If I remember correctly you are from Denmark?) I've been over and over the Barnes and Noble's web site and all information I could find about international shipping was about bulk orders. Nothing about if you would want to order just one or two of them. I'd so like to have couple of those! They look so good! 3y
Kalalalatja @Martta I haven't bought from them directly myself, but I have know others that have. You might have to pay additional customs fees, but they do deliver internationally (or to Denmark anyway). But you can also buy them on Amazon and BookDepository (if I remember correctly). I am lucky that my bookstores have begun to have some of these in stock, so sometimes I buy mine there, but mostly I buy them online 😊 3y
Martta Thanks for the tip! I have to check the delivery details on those as well. 3y
Martta This Book Depository is a new acquaintance for me but I love it already! The prices are in Euros and the shipping to Finland is free! I think me and this store might have a long future ahead of us. Thanks! 3y
Kalalalatja @Martta I love it as well! Plus you get free bookmarks 😄 3y
kspenmoll Love your books! 3y
Hobbinol 😮Wow. I didn't know B&N created this line. Beautiful! Thanks for posting! 3y
Kalalalatja @kspenmoll @Hobbinol thank you! And the are definitely worth checking out - leatherbound, guilt edges, beautiful design. What more could you want 😄 3y
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Whenever I make a monthly #TBR pile, it gets out of control. This pile doesn't even include the three "in-progress" that have been on the back burner for the last month or so (or my #hpchapteraday reading). It does include a #libraryhaul, 3 for #LitsyAtoZ, a book club pick, and 2 for my "finish some series books" goal. I'm starting a new job on Monday, so I'll have less reading time this month, as well. I'll see how far I get! ?#feistyFeb

RealLifeReading Good luck with your new job! 3y
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The first book of 2017

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Sitting in the library of Wilde, one of my favorite local spots, enjoying a little holiday cheer under Oscar's watchful gaze. After cocktails and snacks, there's one of the city's fine indies, Unabridged, just down the street. #happyplace #getindie

TheWhiteHatter That spot looks amazing! Pretty sure I would spend hours there. 3y
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Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.

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Finally started Penny Dreadful and loving all the literary characters. So far I'm rating it two male butts since that's how many I've seen in the first two episodes.

Hooked_on_books Outstanding rating method! 😂 3y
Shemac77 It's so delightfully creepy! 3y
Eyelit 👏😂👏 3y
Jokila Loooooooved this show 😫 3y
Anton One of my favourite shows of recent years! 3y
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Forever young: tea party with Earl "Dorian" Grey.

SusanInTiburon Check out novelteatins.com for their ultra cool bookish tea stuff. (Antique child's tea service not available 😉) 3y
pppooraikul Pretty. 😍 3y
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UwannaPublishme Beautiful photo! 3y
LeahBergen ❤️Love! 3y
Megabooks That got the 80s song "Forever Young" going through my head. (The other one, not Rod Stewart.) 3y
Trav I love! 3y
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About half way through ... So far so good. Loving the way Wilde uses words. Never was assigned to read this book while in school so I had to give it a go. Also, when in Santa Cruz, check out their book shop!

CynthiasBiblioFiles I just read this recently. Very well written, enjoyed it. So many famous quotes from this book! 3y
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Todays reading. Looking forward to a good day.