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For years, Dorian Gray could not free himself from the memory of this book. Or perhaps it would be more accurate to say that he never sought to free himself from it. He procured from Paris no less than five large-paper copies of the first edition, and had them bound in different colours, so that the...

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Published in: The Uncensored Picture of Dorian Gray p. 158
Main Author: OSCAR WILDE
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: Harvard University Press 08-13-2012
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Summary: For years, Dorian Gray could not free himself from the memory of this book. Or perhaps it would be more accurate to say that he never sought to free himself from it. He procured from Paris no less than five large-paper copies of the first edition, and had them bound in different colours, so that they might suit his various moods and the changing fancies of a nature over which he seemed, at times, to have almost entirely lost control. Raoul, the wonderful young Parisian, in whom the romantic temperament and the scientific temperament were so strangely blended, became to
ISBN: 9780674066311
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