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  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • British Isles,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Poetry

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Open LibraryOL10188327M
ISBN 100415299357
ISBN 109780415299350

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