Fifty Shades of Grey meets The Picture of Dorian Gray. Rediscover one of history's most beloved novels in this sexy, provocative and dark mash-up set in the wanton and scandalous heart of Victorian London.
Night after night she awoke in a feverish sweat, her hips writhing on their own accord, the bed sheet balled in a coil and clenched between her legs. It was so . . . real. Like he'd really been there.
First published to sensational scandal amidst accusations that the novel was hedonist, unclean and depicted distorted views of morality, The Picture of Dorian Gray was a hit back in the day. In 1890, the Daily Chronicle wrote that Wilde's novel 'will taint every young mind that comes in contact with it'. Well, Victorian critics, gird your loins and prepare to meet Audrey Ember's Fifty Shades of Dorian Gray: hotter, lewder, sexier, steamier and more morally corrupt than Oscar Wilde's original story!
Rediscover this celebrated novel as it traces the moral degeneration of a beautiful young Londoner seduced by art and beauty into a cruel and reckless pursuer of pleasure. Meet artist Rosemary Hall and follow her inevitable downfall brought by her lust for the famous Dorian Gray - a tale both familiar and new in this brilliant erotic mash-up of one of the world's most beloved novels. With a mix of old fashioned Victorian debauchery and erotic 21st-century lust, this cleverly sexed-up classic will leave you wanting more!
It's a tale both familiar and new in this brilliant erotic mash-up of one of Oscar Wilde's most talked-about and cautionary tales: Fifty Shades of Grey meets The Picture of Dorian Gray.
Robert Mighall is a former research fellow of Merton College, Oxford, and has been the editor of the Penguin Classics series. He now works as a consultant and writer in London. His publications include A Geography of Victorian Gothic Fiction and editions of Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray and Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde.