Vintage Classics The Painted Veil

Maugham, William Somerse

£9.99

This is the story of Kitty Fane, the adulterous wife of a bacteriologist stationed in Hong Kong. When her husband discovers her deception, he exacts a terrible vengeance: Kitty must accompany him to the heart of a cholera epidemic in China.

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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.

Additional information

Weight 170 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 15 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

212

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

823.912 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K