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The painted veil

Author: W Somerset Maugham
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2007.
Series: Vintage classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 stars an affair with charming, attractive and exciting Charles Townsend. But when Walter discovers her deception, he extracts a strange and terrible vengance: Kitty must accompany him to his new posting in remote China, where a cholera epidemic rages... -- back cover.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Somerset Maugham
ISBN: 9780099507390 0099507390
OCLC Number: 145383007
Notes: Film tie-in.
Description: 212 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Vintage classics.
Responsibility: W. Somerset Maugham.

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