is called on by Dorian to dispose of Basil Hallward’s body. He is a scientist whom Dorian knew intimately once, but grows like many others to despise Dorian and doesn’t want anything to do with the crime. Dorian blackmails him and he unhappily completes the task, and commits suicide not long after.
Alan Campbell Character Timeline in The Picture of Dorian Gray
The timeline below shows where the character Alan Campbell appears in The Picture of Dorian Gray. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...mail, one letter seemingly from one of his wronged women. He writes a letter to Alan Campbell and sends it away with his servant. He spends some time sketching, but soon... (full context)
Eventually, after much nervous waiting by Dorian, Alan Campbell arrives. Alan was a science scholar and a musician, and he and Dorian had... (full context)
Dorian then writes something on a piece of paper and shows it to Alan. Alan falls back on his chair. His whole demeanor changes. Dorian shows him a letter... (full context)
Dorian has tears in his eyes and tells Alan that he has saved his life, but Alan feels no pity, only anger. The servant... (full context)
...the rumors about Basil, the city has had many other scandals, like the suicide of Alan Campbell. Dorian asks Henry what he thinks has happened to Basil, but even for his... (full context)