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England and Hong Kong in the s The Painted Veil is the story of the beautiful but love starved Kitty FaneWhen 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 ef

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MOBI W. Somerset Maugham ✓ ✓ The Painted Veil PDF/EPUB ´ The Painted ePUB Ù William Somerset Maugham was born in Paris in He spoke French even before he spoke a word of English a fact to which some critics attribute the purity of his style His parents died early and after an unhappy boyhood which he recorded poignantly in Of Human Bondage Maugham became a ualified physician But writing was his true vocation For ten years before his first success he almost l.

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  1. Jim Fonseca Jim Fonseca says:

    MOBI W. Somerset Maugham ✓ ✓ The Painted Veil PDF/EPUB ´ The Painted ePUB Ù painted book, veil ebok, The Painted kindle, The Painted Veil eBookWonderful writing and a good read from Maugham I had not read him lately so I forgot how good a writer he is The basic story is of a beautiful young British woman who has “played the field” too long She’s now 25 and her plainer younger sister is engaged In desperation the main character marries an MD bacteriologist who takes her to Hong Kong where he works as a scientist Here’s a wedding proposal for youShe “I think I like you very much You must give me time to get used to you”He “Then it’s yes?”She “I suppose so”He loves her; she finds him repulsive She has an affair and after he finds out he announces they are going into rural China where a cholera epidem


  2. Candace Candace says:

    MOBI W. Somerset Maugham ✓ ✓ The Painted Veil PDF/EPUB ´ The Painted ePUB Ù painted book, veil ebok, The Painted kindle, The Painted Veil eBookIt had been a long time since I read one of the classics When I saw 'The Painted Veil' on sale at Audiblecom I thought it would be a nice change of pace I wasn't wrong This book proved to be far better than I expected'The Painted Veil' is set in England and China taking place in the 1920's It is a story of love betrayal revenge and redemption I definitely wasn't prepared for some of the twists and turns that this story took but I enjoyed every minuteKitty Fane moved to Hong Kong with her husband Walter An incredibly intelligent man Walter is also socially awkward He loves Kitty but is rather unapproachable and aloof Eventually Walter grew on me but he isn't the type of warm fuzzy character that you bond with immediately From the start it is made very clear that he is head over heels in love with his wifeLikewise it is immediately evident that Kitty does not return the sentiment Kitty is beautiful vain and shallower than a kiddie pool While Walter married for love she make


  3. Emily May Emily May says:

    MOBI W. Somerset Maugham ✓ ✓ The Painted Veil PDF/EPUB ´ The Painted ePUB Ù painted book, veil ebok, The Painted kindle, The Painted Veil eBookThis was so goodThe Painted Veil first published in 1925 is now considered a classic That fact combined with the cover description and the reviews had me swit


  4. Jeffrey Keeten Jeffrey Keeten says:

    MOBI W. Somerset Maugham ✓ ✓ The Painted Veil PDF/EPUB ´ The Painted ePUB Ù painted book, veil ebok, The Painted kindle, The Painted Veil eBook”They saw the white china knob of the handle slowly turn They had heard no one walk along the verandah It was terrifying to see that silent motion A minute passed and there was no sound Then with the ghastliness of the supernatural in the same stealthy noiseless and horrifying manner they saw the white china knob of the handle at the window turn also Kitty her nerves failing her opened h


  5. Perry Perry says:

    MOBI W. Somerset Maugham ✓ ✓ The Painted Veil PDF/EPUB ´ The Painted ePUB Ù painted book, veil ebok, The Painted kindle, The Painted Veil eBookResentment's Presentiment The time will come When you'll be blue Your cheatin' heart will tell on youHank Williams 1952 You'll look for me but baby I'll be goneThis is all I gotta say to you woman Your time is gonna comeLed Zeppelin 1969The English word resent or resentment comes from the Old French resentir meaning to feel again feel in turn 13c That is to replay feeling again and again thoughts and emotions arising from a past negative event For example wife learns husband was unfaithful then envisions hubs and his lover in bed doing really naughty things and laughing at and ridiculing her visions she projects in her mind's eye each time with sensational new variations daily over the following months so that these scenes transform into a warped and sickening reality to herThe Painted Veil is Somers


  6. Will Byrnes Will Byrnes says:

    MOBI W. Somerset Maugham ✓ ✓ The Painted Veil PDF/EPUB ´ The Painted ePUB Ù painted book, veil ebok, The Painted kindle, The Painted Veil eBookThis short masterpiece tells of love betrayal and a search for real meaning in life Kitty is an attractive middle class Brit The only real future for her is to marry well But when she finds none of her suitors uite up to her hopes and with her younger sister becoming engaged she succumbs to the pressure and agrees to marry Walter a man who adores her but whom she finds boring He takes her with him to Hong Kong where he works as a bacteriologist There is much here about class One hero of the story is mother Superior the head of a corps of nuns dedicated to caring for the sick and the poor She had been brought up in a very wealthy family in France but found a purpose in life beyond her personal needs So too Walter a shy biologist who risks life and limb to try to stem a cholera epidemic in the interior of China Maugham offers musings on religion without sou


  7. Petra-X Petra-X says:

    MOBI W. Somerset Maugham ✓ ✓ The Painted Veil PDF/EPUB ´ The Painted ePUB Ù painted book, veil ebok, The Painted kindle, The Painted Veil eBookThe original review was deleted by GR This book is about the time when society women didn’t work especially not in the hot and fetid colonies and this was set in Hong Kong They sat at home and painted their nails and dreamed of love in the afternoon and sometimes they did it too Kitty did she had an affair and her husband found out He was a good man as she was to find out but once crossed his soul was dark with thoughts of the ultimate revenge – death either socially or in realityHe gave his wife a choice divorce which would mean the end of her career as a socialite with pretty party dresses passionate lovers and invitations to all the best balls in town Or if she could persuade her married lover to divorce his wife he would allow that But the married lover typical of the species ditched the paramour and kept the wife So it was either the social ignomin


  8. Joe Valdez Joe Valdez says:

    MOBI W. Somerset Maugham ✓ ✓ The Painted Veil PDF/EPUB ´ The Painted ePUB Ù painted book, veil ebok, The Painted kindle, The Painted Veil eBook The Painted Veil is W Somerset Maugham on speed dial Published in 1925 it falls between two masterworks I've read from the prolific British novelist and playwright Of Human Bondage in 1915 and The Razor's Edge in 1944 and while providing snapshots of well developed characters and a compelling story that spans the globe it's a triumph of telling over showing and in many ways feels like the treatment for a movie than it does a complete novel But Maugham in a slower gear is compelling than ninety five percent of fiction out thereThe story gets off to an exciting start in the city of Hong Kong where a British national named Kitty Fane is interrupted from post coital afternoon bliss with a charismatic Assistant Colonial Secretary named Charlie Townsend when she hears someone in her house Incredulous that it could be Kitty's husband who is supposed to be at work the couple watch as the white china knobs of the windows slowly turn from someone trying to get in Townsend reass


  9. Margitte Margitte says:

    MOBI W. Somerset Maugham ✓ ✓ The Painted Veil PDF/EPUB ´ The Painted ePUB Ù painted book, veil ebok, The Painted kindle, The Painted Veil eBook The Painted Veil is a remarkable golden oldie Published in 1925 for the first time it had slightly different approach to stories in the sense that the author punched a good story into 246 pages and said with his economy of words than 1000 page novels FROM THE BLURB Less known than his masterpiece Of Human Bondage this 1925 Somerset Maugham novel rips at your emotions with its portrayal of an adulterous wife When the bacteriologist husband of Kitty Fane learns of her


  10. Annet Annet says:

    MOBI W. Somerset Maugham ✓ ✓ The Painted Veil PDF/EPUB ´ The Painted ePUB Ù painted book, veil ebok, The Painted kindle, The Painted Veil eBookBeautiful book beautifully written A gem I've been looking for books of Somerset Maugham but I can't find them in the stores in the UK Will order online th


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