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The Painted Veil

The Painted Veil( customer ratings | )
Author: Maugham, W. Somerset
Publication Date:Sep 2022
Publisher:Portmay Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

When young, beautiful Kitty Garstin finds herself in a bind after turning down too many suitors for too many years, she marries Walter Fane unthinkingly, without love. They move to a British outpost in China where he works as a doctor; there, bored and lonely, she strays into a two-year affair that is eventually discovered. Rather than divorcing her, Walter decides they will both travel to a cholera-stricken town for his work. The discoveries Kitty makes and the challenges she faces in...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
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Author Biography
Maugham, Somerset (Author)
Writer William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris on January 25, 1874. He attended St. Thomas's Medical School in London.

A prolific writer, Maugham produced novels, short stories, plays, and an autobiographical novel, "Of Human Bondage." Although he remains popular for his novels and short stories, when he was alive his plays, now dated, were also popular, and in 1908 four of his plays ran simultaneously.

Maugham died in Nice, France, on December 16, 1965.


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