The end of the century at the end of the world

by Stead, C. K.

Publisher: Harvill in London

Written in English
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Edition Notes

StatementC.K. Stead.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9639.3.S7 E5 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1458633M
ISBN 100002726629
LC Control Number93114380

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