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Publisher Description

'An expert craftsman... His style is sharp, quick, subdued, casual' New York Times

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.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2009
November 24
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
240
Pages
PUBLISHER
Random House
SIZE
1.2
MB

Customer Reviews

Miss Inkwell ,

The Painted Veils

A wonderful slow burning book where you travel the journey of self discovery with the protagonist and wander back into a bygone era of Britain's colonial past.

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