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Saki a life of Hector Hugh Munro : with six short stories never before collected by A. J. Langguth

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Published by Hamilton in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Saki, -- 1870-1916 -- Biography.,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementA.J. Langguth.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6025.U675Z/
The Physical Object
Pagination366p.,(8)p. of plates :
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14971183M
ISBN 100241106788

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