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.First published to a storm of protest, The Painted Veil is a classic story of a womana#39;s spiritual awakening.
|Title||:||The Painted Veil|
|Author||:||W. Somerset Maugham|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2009-11-24|