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The Painted Veil - W. Somerset Maugham
The Painted Veil
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3.55 55
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099286875 (0099286874)
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 214
Edition language: English
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★Luisa★
★Luisa★ rated it
4.0 Sto cercando qualcosa e non so cos'è. Ma so che per me è molto importante scoprirlo, e se lo scoprissi cambierebbe tutto.
Tre parole per descrivere questo romanzo: cinico, ironico, velato. Profondo se vogliamo riassumerlo in una sola. Ma non solo.E' il primo libro che leggo di Maugham e devo dire che come inizio non è andata affatto male. Dalla trama mi aspettavo qualcosa di frivolo e semplice e magari in parte lo è ma...
M. A. Phipps
M. A. Phipps rated it
3.0 The Painted Veil
Another book I read after seeing the film. And another book that wasn't nearly as good as it's adaptation. My problem with the book was that the "love" story between Kitty and Walter never felt resolved—there was never that moment where they finally seemed to forgive each other like there was in the...
Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it
3.0 Il velo dipinto
Un marito innamorato, una giovane sposa capricciosa, un amante appassionato.Kitty, figlia di una madre arrivista e vanitosa, di un padre debole e vittima della moglie. Figlia di una borghesia che volge tutto all’apparire. Vittima ancor prima d'essere colpevole. Kitty che amata non ama, sposata per c...
aka Grasshopper
aka Grasshopper rated it
4.0 The Painted Veil - on the purchasing of reviews and not much about the book (but it was good)
UPDATE: I've just had an email from GR informing me that this review was flagged and deleted. I am sorry to lose the comment thread. However, what was interesting was that GR did read the review as they said that they do regularly check Fiverr for this paid review thing and were even now investigat...
mybookjournal
mybookjournal rated it
5.0 The Painted Veil
The Painted Veil is a story about love, betrayal, infidelity and realization! Each character portrayed in this book appeared very real as the story was. Walter a silent and shy person, falls head over heels in love with Kitty. Knowing all her bad qualities he still marries her, anticipating that ma...
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