W. Somerset Maugham
Vintage, New York, 2004; originally published 1925, English
ISBN: 9781400034215

A story of the beautiful but love-starved Kitty Fane who is forced to accompany her husband to the heart of a cholera epidemic. She is compelled by her awakening conscience to reassess her life and learn how to love.

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Penny Drue Baird

This is a spellbinder. I couldn’t put it down. It’s another example of a famous author's lesser work being a star. Although it seems like a “woman’s story,” every man whom I’ve given it to has loved it.

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