The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde

fiction classics horror lgbtqia+ dark mysterious medium-paced

120 pages | first published 1890

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"The Picture of Dorian Gray" is Oscar Wilde's classic tale of the moral decline of its title character, Dorian Gray. When Dorian has his portrait painted by Basil Hallward and wishes that he would stay young while his picture changes, his wish com...
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Moods

dark 92%
mysterious 61%
reflective 54%
tense 32%
emotional 19%
challenging 18%
sad 13%
funny 8%
adventurous 5%
inspiring 4%
informative 1%
hopeful 0%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 54%
slow 36%
fast 8%

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Strong character development?

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Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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