The first World's Classics were introduced by some of the greatest writers of their day, including Virginia Woolf, Graham Greene and T.S.
Eliot. In these hardback editions, contemporary novelists including A.S.
Byatt and Joyce Carol Oates introduce their favourite classics in original pocketbook size.Echoing the original World's Classics series, the books are produced to gift-book standard with stitched binding, head and tail bands, printed on 60msg paper and featuring matt laminated jackets in a "retro-look" design.When Dorian Gray gazes upon his own portrait, he makes a wish that his youth and beauty will last forever.
Good-natured and easily led, he falls into bad company and a life of debauchery, yet all the time retains his innocent good looks.
Only his portrait reveals the true corruption of his soul.