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The classic Gothic tale of horror that explores the pleasures and dangers of a life of decadence.
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This is a very very well written book. It drives me to think a lot, like whether OW is plotting himself, the meaning of beauty and morale, the meaning of the yellow book, have I got into so deep like Dorian, etc. I wish I would have time to read it again....Continua
Art is just surface and symbol and spectators who go beneath the surface see themselves.For those eho look deeply enough, art is a mirror of their soul.
"The only artists I have ever known who are personally delightful are bad artists. Good artista exist simply in what they make,and consequently are perfectly uninteresting in wwat they are."─p.58
I like Henry's talks. Oscar Wilde is an exquisite writer！Terriblely！
There is no book about morral or inmorral,but about good or bad....Continua
OMG! Every time I read this book I discover a new universe. This time it is about love and relationships. How good is this book! I love it!
This is the story of a young, innocent and extremely good looking boy who takes a job as a sitter for a famous painter. When a picture of him is finished, he looks at it with sorrow and wishes not to be ugly or old and have the man in the picture grow older instead of himself. Somehow his wish is granted. Years pass and the boy never ages, but the man in the picture does. Before long, the boy realizes that not only he is always as young as 19, but also that he has lost his soul in the process: he is unable of any feeling of love, sadness or joy. He has became in sum an empty and beautiful canvas. The story is so well written that in some parts the reader feels like a spectator of what is happening. The dialogues, the settings, the descriptions of the exterior and the interior of the characters is wonderful I am never tired of reading it....Continua