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Review: The Painted Veil

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Set in England and Hong Kong in the 1920s, THE PAINTED VEIL is the story of the beautiful but lovestarved 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 ... Read full review

The painted veil

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The great Maugham here offers the 1925 story of Kitty Fane, an adulterous wife forced to take a hard look at her own life after her husband takes her to where there is a cholera epidemic. The things she thought important suddenly don't seem so. Read full review


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