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The painted veil

By: Maugham, W. Somerset

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Part of the Vintage classics series
0099286874 / 9780099286875
Paperback
05/04/2001
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United Kingdom
Classics
20 cm ix, 212 p.
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Kitty Fane is the beautiful but shallow wife of Walter, a bacteriologist stationed in Hong Kong.

Unsatisfied by her marriage, she starts an affair with charming, attractive and exciting Charles Townsend.

But when Walter discovers her deception, he exacts a strange and terrible vengeance: Kitty must accompany him to his new posting in remote mainland China, where a cholera epidemic rages... First published to a storm of protest, The Painted Veil is a classic story of a woman's spiritual awakening.

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FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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