Being the musings of a Yorkshire lass living in the USA. I'm a book geek, bird nerd, grammar Nazi, and hockey nut. Sarcasm is my default setting.
"in every first novel the hero is the author as Christ or Faust." Oscar Wilde
And Dorian is definitely Faust. Pacts with the Devil never end well for the protagonist.
(I'd actually forgotten just how high the body count is for such a short novel. Lady Bracknell would be appalled.)