The Picture of Dorian Gray Author:Oscar Wilde (adapted by Fern Siegal) This is the Great Illustrated Classics version of "The Picture of Dorian Gray"- Great Illustrated Classics are abridged and illustrated versions of classic novels. Older children, teens and adults can enjoy. Here is the text of the back cover: — Forever Young, Forever Evil! — Dorian Gray is an incredibly handsome young man, rich and favored, wit... more »h everything to live for. But bad companions encourage the worst in him, and in a reckless moment, Dorian makes an impossible wish- to stay young forever, as unchanging as the wonderful portrait that has just been painted of him. But the portrait does change, in the most frightening, incredible ways. All of Dorian's deeds become etched on the picture. As he goes from evil to evil, the portrait becomes a hideous reflection of all that is worst in him. Dorian tries to repent- but can he?