Dorian, an Imitation

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Dorian, an Imitation
First edition
Author Will Self
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Publisher Viking Press
Publication date
26 September 2002
Media type Print Hardcover & Paperback
Pages 278 pp
ISBN 0-670-88996-2

Dorian, an Imitation is a 2002 novel by Will Self. The book is a modern take on Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray. Set in the 1980s and '90s, it adheres closely to Wilde's original, even retaining characters' names with some alterations. It was originally published by Viking Press in 2002 and subsequently by Penguin in 2003.