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The picture of Dorian Gray [electronic resource] / Oscar Wilde.

Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900 author. (Author). Lincoln, Paul, narrator. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781520004150 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 152000415X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 28 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC : 2016.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Paul Lincoln.
Summary, etc.: Basil Hallward's is infatuated and impressed by Englishman Dorian Gray's beauty, and therefore Dorian has been the subject of most of Hallward's oil paintings. While Dorian is posing for a full-length portrait, he meets Lord Henry Wotton, a materialistic man who shares his hedonistic world view, stating that beauty is the only truly important thing in life. Dorian is persuaded to this point and through a course of events sells his soul so that his portrait will wither and grow old, while his earthly body remains young and beautiful. When the wish is granted, Dorian lives a carefree life while his portrait ages, collecting all the soul-corrupting sins he commits.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Future life > Fiction.
Soul > Fiction.
Aging > Fiction.
Portraits > Fiction.

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