The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde with Murat Ukray (Illustrator)

fiction classics horror lgbtqia+ dark mysterious medium-paced

184 pages | first published 1890

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"It is your best work, Basil, the best thing you have ever done," said Lord Henry, languidly. "You must certainly send it next year to the Grosvenor. The Academy is too large and too vulgar. The Grosvenor is the only place." "I don't think I will ...
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Moods

dark 91%
mysterious 62%
reflective 55%
tense 33%
emotional 20%
challenging 19%
sad 13%
funny 6%
adventurous 5%
inspiring 3%
informative 1%
relaxing 1%
hopeful 0%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 34%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 79% | A mix: 17% | Plot: 2% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 12% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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Flaws of characters a main focus?

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4.06