The picture of Dorian Gray
It's a novel written in 1891 by Oscar Wilde. It is a gothic horror novel. The main theme of the novel is death.
Dorian Gray is a beautiful young man who has an intense love for the beauty and pleasure. Basil Hallward, a painter friend of Gray, makes a portrait of the protagonist. Hallward is attracted to Dorian. Dorian Gray meets Lord Henry Wotton in the study of Basilio, and he, seeing over the perfect portrait, suffers a crisis, is jealous of everything whose beauty that never dies. Dorian Gray meets Lord Henry Wotton in the study of Basilio. Dorian seeing over the perfect portrait, is jealous of everything whose beauty that never dies. Lord Henry suggests that the only thing worthwhile in life is beauty, and the satisfaction of the senses. Dorian wants to have provided the age of the portrait because he will not lose its beauty. Dorian's desire is fulfilled, while he remains forever the same appearance of the painting, the figure in the portrait grows old for him. His pursuit of pleasure leads to a series of acts of debauchery and perversion, but the portrait serves as a reminder of the effects of each of the acts on his soul, each sin being displayed as a disfigurement of his face or through a sign of aging