The Painted Veil


The Painted Veil | 9781784878047 | W. Somerset Maugham

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Format:Paperback / softback

Published:06/10/2022 by Vintage Publishing


‘She was a fool and he knew it and because he loved her it had made no difference’

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…

VINTAGE DECO: Nine blazing, daring novels to celebrate the 1920s – 100 years on.

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