Would you sell your soul in order to stay young forever? This is the topic that the 19th century writer Oscar Wilde explores in his most celebrated work and only novel. Dorian Gray's body retains perfect youth even as he sinks into a life of crime. All the while his portrait records day by day his hideous record of events. For over a century, this mesmerizing tale of horror and suspense has enjoyed wide popularity. It ranks as one of Wilde's most important creations and among the classic achievements of its kind.