The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Dorian Gray
  1. Dorian Gray is a very good looking young man who captures the attention of Basil Hallward, a famous artist. Basil decides to draw a portrait of Dorian and as Dorian takes on a new hedonistic lifestyle, he wishes to sell his soul in order to stay young. His dream comes true but every bad act reveals itself upon the portrait as a sign of aging and disfigurement.
Key Takeaways:
  1. While the consequences of your negative actions may not be immediately observable, they will always and without exception come back to bite you in some way
What I got out of it:
  1. Really wonderful book and one that I truly enjoyed reading. I thought a lot of the themes are very relative in today’s world and thought Lord Henry Wooton had some really interesting lines and thought he brought up some interesting points. Would definitely recommend

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