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Textermination

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Published by Carcanet in Manchester [Eng.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementChristine Brooke-Rose
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6003.R412 T48 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16708009M
ISBN 100856359521
LC Control Number91014889

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