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glass cage

Georges Simenon

glass cage

by Georges Simenon

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Published by Hamilton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of La cage de verre.

Statementtranslated from the French by Antonia White.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S5892 Gl4, PQ2637.I53 Gl4
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 156 p.
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5461528M
ISBN 100241023599
LC Control Number73164106

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