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Published by Longman in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 264.

StatementJoyce Cary ; with commentary and notes by M. J. C. Echeruo.
SeriesThe Heritage of literature series
LC ClassificationsPZ3.C25884 Mi8, PR6005.A77 Mi8
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, 264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4938604M
ISBN 100582349001
LC Control Number76365846

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