The Painted Veil

By: W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM

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Set in England and Hong Kong in the 1920s, The Painted Veil is the story of the beautiful but love-starved Kitty Fane. When her husband discovers her adulterous affair, he forces her to accompany him to the heart of a cholera epidemic. Stripped of the British society of her youth and the small but effective society she fought so hard to attain in Hong Kong, she is compelled by her awakening conscience to reassess her life and learn how to love.

The Painted Veil is a beautifully written affirmation of the human capacity to grow, to change, and to forgive.

Title:: The Painted Veil

Author:: W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM

Categories: Fiction & Literature,

Publisher: Vintage: November 2006

ISBN Number:: 0307277771

ISBN Number: 13: 9780307277770

Binding:: Paper Back

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 20070607105359