The Picture of Dorian Gray

by Oscar Wilde | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0486278077 Global Overview for this book
Registered by literarylover of Miami, Florida USA on 1/3/2008
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by literarylover from Miami, Florida USA on Thursday, January 03, 2008
I received this copy from www.paperbackswap.com

Journal Entry 2 by literarylover from Miami, Florida USA on Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Halfway through the book and so far its great! Oscar Wilde is a great writer, and he's incredibly witty. :)
I've decided to turn this into a bookring and send it off when I'm done.

The List
1. mrsboknows - USA - (US only)
2. CulinaryJen - USA - <-------- Book is Here
3. Cinnamon234 - Finland - (international)
4. ETMadrid - UK - (Europe preferred)
5. vampirequeen - UK - (Europe only)
6. scatter-monkey - UK -
7. molekilby - UK - (international)
8. caroley - UK - (international)
9. jellyfish67 - UK -
10. Queniene - USA - (US only)
11. BecksterCa - USA -
12. back to literarylover - USA



Just a few bookring guidelines
-- Journal the book as soon as you receive it, and contact the next person for their mailing address.
-- Take as much time as you need, but try to read within 4-6 weeks so the ring keeps moving along.
-- Take a moment to journal your thoughts on the book when finished. It's interesting to read other's feelings on the book too!

Journal Entry 3 by literarylover from Miami, Florida USA on Monday, July 28, 2008
I just finished this book today and it was excellent! I've read some of Oscar Wilde's other works, and this one is my favorite so far. This book is filled with typical Wilde metaphors and witticisms :) The first few pages might seem slow (they are descriptive and set up the characters), but once you get through them the book picks up and turns into a very enjoyable read.
I hope this book's future readers enjoy it as well.

Journal Entry 4 by literarylover from Miami, Florida USA on Monday, July 28, 2008
On its way to mrsboknows in SC!

Journal Entry 5 by PalmettoBuckeye from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina USA on Friday, August 01, 2008
The book came in the mail today! I'll start reading it tonite and journal my thoughts when I finish. :)

Journal Entry 6 by PalmettoBuckeye from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina USA on Sunday, August 03, 2008
It pains me to say that I didn't enjoy this book. The description of it sounded so intriguing and I was excited to read it. Unfortunately, the blurb on the back cover was more entertaining than the book itself. Perhaps I'm not used to the 19th century style of writing. Maybe the sheer genius of it is wasted on me, I don't know. The plot line is incredibly interesting. . . the effects of evil on a young man and the changes the painting goes through but the way it was written tended to be confusing and not nearly as exciting as the blurb made it out to be. I am going to send this on to the next person in line with apologies for a negative journal entry and high hopes that she enjoys it more than I did.

Journal Entry 7 by PalmettoBuckeye from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina USA on Thursday, August 07, 2008
On its way to CulinaryJen in New Jersey as of 11 this morning. :)

Journal Entry 8 by CulinaryJen from Pine Beach, New Jersey USA on Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Thank you so much. The book arrived safe and sound. I heard of this book from my mother. My last memory of this was when she and I watched the movie based on the book 6 years ago, about 8 months before she died. So, this book will be interesting to me...on a different level.

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