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THE PAINTED VEIL

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Kate Reading

Classics • 7.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1925

Kitty Fane is a shallow, self-centered woman whose marriage in 1920s’ Hong Kong is a sham. Her affair is discovered by her husband, a bacteriologist, and when her lover refuses to marry her, she sullenly agrees to travel to China with her husband during a cholera epidemic. Kate Reading does a phenomenal portrayal of Kitty, progressively evolving her weaknesses into real character strengths by way of hardship, loss, and regret. She creates the aura of a full-cast production, switching effortlessly between characters—from Kitty’s arrogant lover to the French Mother Superior at the convent in China, where Kitty volunteers, to her broken-hearted husband. Elegant and thoughtful, Reading is a performance pro. B.J.P. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2007 Audies Award Finalist © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/ JUL 07]

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2006

CS ISBN 978-0-7861-4772-4 $44.95 • Six cassettes

CD ISBN 978-0-7861-6395-3 $72.00 • Six CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 0-7861-7474-9 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $23.07

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