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B R Wombat

And of course it's available from Project Gutenberg, for all us Kindlers.

Cornflower

Good point!

Elizabeth

I'll read this one - on my Kindle, thanks B R Wombat! I remember seeing a movie of the book which would be many years old now, the name Hurd Hatfield (actor) comes to mind, but I may be wrong. I'll ask a friend in my book club, who is an expert on all movies, old and new.

Sandy

Thank you, thank you BR Wombat! I had not discovered this resource.

Anji

It turns out that I have a copy of it sitting on my bookshelf. I have never read anything by Oscar Wilde so this should be interesting. I know I have seen the movie of the book too, years ago, I think it was a film in black and white, a Saturday morning special! I can't remember the names of any of the actors in it either.

Delyn

I saw the Hurd Hatfield one, too. That gives my age away!I was quite young but loved / still love the cinema, and, at a particular point in the story - I won't say where in case you haven't read it - I screamed and the lady next to me said." It's alright. It's only a film."
I saw the most recent issue with Ben Barnes and Colin Firth - didn't frighten me, though horrid, but, I'm grown up now!
Must look out my copy - a good read and I shall enjoy reading the comments.

Nora

Glad to be a help.

Barbara MacLeod

Thanks for the notification. I have checked our library on the internet and see a copy (and also other copies in other branches.) Having never read any of his work I very much look forward to reading this.

Julie Fredericksen

I have never read this book but always wanted to, so thanks for the push. What a great bargain at The Book Depository. I will have to use them more often.

Cristina (Rochester Reader)

I read this when I was in school and I remember being fascinated by it. A riveting read and an excellent choice!

Julie Fredericksen

I got my book yesterday so I must give kudos to The Book Depository for their great prices, free shipping and quick delivery! Since I am reading another book ("The Lake of Dreams" by Kim Edwards - marvelous!), I only read one page of "The Picture..." I can't wait to read the rest. Why have I never read O.W. before? BTW, do readers across the pond tend to mistakenly call it "The Portrait of Dorian Gray" as we do here?

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