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Masters of modern British fiction.

George Wickes

Masters of modern British fiction.

by George Wickes

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction,
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1307 .W5 1963
    The Physical Object
    Pagination560 p.
    Number of Pages560
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5879070M
    LC Control Number63009603
    OCLC/WorldCa1381360

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