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Published by Sceptre in (Sevenoaks) .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Heinemann, 1986.

StatementAnthony Powell.
The Physical Object
Pagination250p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15008628M
ISBN 100340413050

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