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The Picture of Dorian Gray

Lu par : Stephen Fry
Durée : 5 h et 16 min
5 out of 5 stars (8 notations)

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Oscar Wilde's only published full-length novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, is the story of a man who sells his soul to the devil in exchange for eternal youth. As Basil Hallward, an aspiring artist, puts a few touches on a portrait of his handsome young friend Dorian Gray, Gray wishes that the portrait might grow old while he remains forever young. While Dorian Gray spends his life pursuing fresh experiences and new sensations, his looks do not change. However, the portrait, secretly hidden in the attic of his residence and with which he has grown increasingly obsessed, does. More and more, as Dorian struggles to hide his true identity, the portrait reveals his progressive pathway to dissolution.

Public Domain (P)1999, 2017 Audio Literature / Phoenix Books

Ce que les auditeurs disent de The Picture of Dorian Gray

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Young and Beautiful

Considérez-vous la version audio meilleure que la version papier ?

Of course not, internal voices will always resonate inside of each one's imagination in a unique way that will deliver the disearved tone and fantasy to the reader.

Quel était le moment le plus mémorable de The Picture of Dorian Gray ?

In the ground was laying a dead, wrinkled and aweful old man, the forever young and beautiful Dorian Gray.

Quelle était votre scène favorite ?

The opening 'scene' introduce the characters through dialouge and ideals that deliver the motion to the reader.

Auriez-vous pu écouter ce livre audio en une seule fois ?

Absolutely.

Avez-vous d'autres commentaires ?

I want to thank Mr. Stephen Fry for his impeccable and pleasurable interpretation.

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  • Brittany Todorov
  • 10/08/2018

A classic but depressing story

Starts out very thought provoking and then becomes very monotonous and depressing. Still it is a classic, a novel idea and a poignant story of what happens when you don't have any "skin in the game" and do not bear the consequences of your actions. The reader does a good job.

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  • Kleber DeSouza
  • 08/01/2019

Does not match the book

I listen and follow with book which is my own preference, but this audio book does not match the book. I even tried to match with three different copies of the book but no success. I am starting to imagine that it is an shorter version.

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  • Sean Hayes
  • 07/12/2017

Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry is amazing! he did such a wonderful job this with reading, he really did a stellar job with the different accents and voices for each characters.

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  • Jane Jacobs
  • 14/10/2017

Incredible performance of a chilling classic!

I never tire of hearing Stephen Fry bring classic literature to life. A brilliant interpretation.

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  • Jordyn
  • 21/04/2018

Wonderful Story Amazing Performance

This story is brought to life with a well paced and rounded performance. A pleasure to listen to.

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  • Maiken
  • 24/10/2018

A dreadful wonder to behold

Its a lovely jumble of psycological and mortal conflict, and i loved every second of it. It was both more and exactly what i had expected from a literary classic. Allowing oneself to truly devote the time that is spent on listening to the story and not merely hearing it, truly does make a difference when experiencing this wonderful piece of literary art.

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  • Gorilichis
  • 10/06/2020

The best version of a classic

Stephen Fry’s performance is wonderful. One of the best audiobooks ever recorded. The fact that this may be the best novel ever written doesn’t hurt.

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  • Marcos Ocura
  • 28/03/2020

A Classic For A Reason

What a wonderful book with great commentary on the human existence. Especially in the day and age of social media and Instagram. Look into the mirror of what self absorbed behavior can rep.

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  • greg
  • 13/03/2020

its not the real book

it's good it's just not the actual book. chapter 11 in this one lines up with chapter 3 in the real one. the words are not the same.

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  • T. Pulsipher
  • 27/02/2020

Great Narration

I've always been an Oscar Wilde fan, but never read Dorian gray. Excellent book, with wonderful narration. When I saw that it was narrated by Stephen Frye, I had to get it and listen, and I'm glad I did.

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  • Taylan URAS
  • 03/02/2020

Just great!

The picture of dorian gray is one of my favourite books and I couldn’t have asked for a better audio book! Great actor, fascinating story!