Jenny (Reading Envy)'s Reviews > The Painted Veil

The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham
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Oct 20, 2009

it was ok
bookshelves: furman-link-bookclub, read09, location-china
Read in October, 2009

I know this is supposed to be a novel about love, redemption, and growth, but to me it was a case study on how choices for women were severely limited. It really just made me angry, not to mention the racist depiction of every Chinese character. I'd skip it.
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