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Nineteenth century novel and its legacy.

Nineteenth century novel and its legacy.

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Published by Open University in Milton Keynes .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • James, Henry, -- 1843-1916.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWhat Maisie knew.
    SeriesA312
    ContributionsOpen University.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 videocassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19497103M


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