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The Painted Veil

Author: W Somerset Maugham; OverDrive, Inc.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965.
Painted veil.
New York : Vintage International, 2004
(DLC) 2003065798
(OCoLC)53306638
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W Somerset Maugham; OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN: 9780307787637 030778763X
OCLC Number: 1007410850
Description: 1 online resource
Details: Adobe EPUB eBook.; Kindle Book.; OverDrive Read.
Responsibility: 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. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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