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Painted veils

James Huneker

Painted veils

with a pref. by Benjamin de Casseres

by James Huneker

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Published by Liveright Pub. Corp. in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS2044 H4 P3 1942
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26553098M

Book Review: The Painted Veil, by W. Somerset Maugham. Adultery, redemption, and disease in Hong Kong. Vintage Classics, , pages. First published in , The Painted Veil is an affirmation of the human capacity to grow, change, and forgive. Set in England and Hong Kong in the s, it is the story of the beautiful but shallow young Author: Inverarity. Somerset Maugham's novel The Painted Veil, previously filmed rather beautifully in starring Greta Garbo and indifferently in as The .

The Painted Veil Summary & Study Guide W. Somerset Maugham This Study Guide consists of approximately 34 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Painted Veil. Fore-Edge Edge of the book furthest from the spine. Occasionally the text of a book will be put into a specialized book press and painted, often with a scene from the book or a landscape, so that the painting is invisible when the book is closed but visible when somebody bends the text and fans the pages—known as a fore-edge painting.

  Set in England and Hong Kong in the s, The Painted Veil is the story of the beautiful but love-starved Kitty Fane. When her husband discovers her adulterous affair, he forces her to accompany him to the heart of a cholera epidemic. Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Limited edition of Painted Veils by James Huneker. Octavo, [11], pp, [4]. Tan cloth, marbled boards, title printed on spine. Wear to edges, bumped corners, some loss of marbled paper on front cover. Gray endpapers, previous bookshop sticker on rear panel. Top edge dyed blue. In deluxe red leather pull-off case, near fine, with gilt .


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The Painted Veil ~ William Somerset Maugham This is a book to get lost in, not just in the usual way of books, but in a way that is haunting and will have you musing for days and days, long after you have turned the final page.

I love the adaptation of the movie, and I read the book for the first time last year. Only yesterday I borrowed the book again because I wanted to write a brief comparison between the two. However, this is not a dissertation.

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(to whom the book was inscribed and presented), b. served two nonconsecutive terms as Mayor of Newark, New Jersey from to Seller Rating: % positive. While I was in the midst of a Somerset Maugham obsession triggered by Selina Hastings's superb biography, I mentioned that I thought The Painted Veil would be an excellent choice for The Literary Ladies Book Club.

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