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Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Book : The Picture of Dorian Gray


Oscar Wilde caused quite a stir during his time when 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' was published in the Philadelphian Lippincott's Monthly Magazine in 1890. Some called him immoral, others accused him of 'writing between the lines' and depicting his homosexual inclinations, or leading a double life and unspeakable vices that the society should abhor.

Having written a lot of reviews himself, some believe that these attacks could be jealous hissy fits towards an accomplished author, or probably fictional plots that have found their way into imaginative minds and hence triggered an (infamous) successful novel.

Not wanting to divulge the plot, it is perhaps best for the reader to peruse the book (widely available, especially with Penguin Classics making timeless novels more affordable!).

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Scribe's Notes

This pitstop is where incoherent ramblings seem to have meaning, where things or events are thought of and assessed, where great things are documented and perhaps any not-so-good happenings are written down in attempt to be forgotten!

So from the diversely abstract to the intensely specific, it's off to making tracks, and it is here where it stops for a thought or two.

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