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The Picture of Dorian Gray (Wordsworth Collector's Edition)

The Picture of Dorian Gray (Wordsworth Collector's Edition)

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These compact hardbacks are cloth-bound, with matching coloured end papers, embossed gold and coloured blocking. These editions are admired by literature-lovers and the design savvy looking for reasonably priced, beautiful hardbacks to add to their collections. Wilde's only novel, first published in 1890, is a brilliantly designed puzzle, intended to tease conventional minds with its exploration of the myriad interrelationships between art, life, and consequence. From its provocative Preface, challenging the reader to believe in 'art for art's sake', to its sensational conclusion, the story self-consciously experiments with the notion of sin as an element of design.
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