面紗

面紗

吉娣沒想到婚姻生活並不如預期那樣美好。當初為了擺脫家庭,草草答應沃特的求婚,隨夫婿遠赴異國工作的日子卻沉悶無聊。直到邂逅幽默迷人的查理,她才深感愛情讓生命有了意義。沃...

Title:面紗
Edition Language:Chinese
ISBN:9789863444428
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    面紗 Reviews

  • Jim Fonseca

    Wonderful 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 ...

  • Candace

    It had been a long time since I read one of the classics. When I saw 'The Painted Veil' on sale at Audible.com, I thought it would be a nice change of pace. I wasn't wrong. This book proved to be far ...

  • Emily May

    This was so good.The Painted Veil, first published in 1925, is now considered a classic. That fact - combined with the cover, description and the reviews - had me switching into classic-reading mode. ...

  • Perry

    Resentment's PresentimentThe time will come / When you'll be blue / Your cheatin' heart will tell on you.Hank Williams, 1952You'll look for me but baby I'll be gone.This is all I gotta say to you woma...

  • Will Byrnes

    This 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 ...

  • Best Eggs

    The 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 p...

  • Jeffrey Keeten

    ”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, wi...

  • Joe Valdez

    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...

  • Lus C.

    I literally devoured this short novel by Maugham. This was my second meeting with the author and certainly not the last. We met Kitty who married Walter Fane, more for a husband than by real affection...

  • Margitte

    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 ...