The Painted Veil / Druk 15


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ISBN: 9780099286875
Uitgever: Vintage Books
Auteur: Maugham, W. Somerset
Pagina's: 224

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.