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The Gray Picture of Dorian by Nick Thacker
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Jul 20, 2015

really liked it
bookshelves: modern-fiction, science-fiction

This short piece of fiction is disturbing in all the ways that science fiction should be. I could see what was coming before Dorian could and I wanted to warn him. Then there was another part of me that thought he deserves it.

The title immediately reminded me of Oscar Wilde's classic and as I read this modern Dorian reminded me of the classic as well. He is vain and concieted and totally fine with using the people around him. I don't want to give away the ending, but this modern Dorian find himself shut out of his own life. As much as I didn't like him, I didn't want that ending for him either. However he made his bed, so now he must lie in it.

This is definitely worth the $2.99 because of its entertainment value and its re-readability. I only take away half a star because it is a smidge depressing.

I recieved an advance copy for an honest review. The above is my honest review of the work of a fabulous author.
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July 16, 2015 – Finished Reading
July 20, 2015 – Shelved
July 20, 2015 – Shelved as: modern-fiction
July 20, 2015 – Shelved as: science-fiction

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