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Modern prose; a twentieth-century selection.

A. C Partridge

Modern prose; a twentieth-century selection.

by A. C Partridge

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Published by E. Arnold in London .
Written in English

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  • English prose literature -- 20th century.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p.
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19338354M

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