The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde with Steven Crossley (Narrator)

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fiction classics horror lgbtqia+ dark mysterious reflective medium-paced

9 hours, 5 minutes | first published 1890

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Moral fantasy novel by Oscar Wilde, published in an early form in Lippincott's Magazine in 1890. The novel had six additional chapters when it appeared in book form in 1891. An archetypal tale of a young man who purchases eternal youth at the expe...
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Moods

dark 92%
mysterious 62%
reflective 57%
tense 33%
challenging 20%
emotional 20%
sad 13%
funny 6%
adventurous 5%
inspiring 3%
informative 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 58%
slow 32%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

No: 52% | It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | It's complicated: 6% | Yes: 6% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 1%

Average rating

4.07